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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23-Communicating with an Adversary - Miscellaneous

73-Family Law Lawyers

[WITHDRAWN in 2009] Lawyers representing parents in a custody dispute may communicate ex parte with minor children, without the guardian ad litem's consent, but must follow the guidelines for communictions with an unrepresented person.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn