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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2-Adversity to Former Clients

73-Family Law Lawyers

Unless the wife's current husband consents, a lawyer may not represent the wife's ex-husband in a custody proceeding after having represented the current husband in a marital matter related to the child custody issue.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn