These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
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27-Litigation Tactics (Including Misrepresentations, Tape Recordings)

35-Threatening Criminal and Disciplinary Action

A lawyer whose clients have received bad checks may send letters threatening to sue unless the client receives payment plus a reasonable service charge.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn