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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32-Lawyers Acting in Other Roles (Miscellaneous)

A lawyer acting as a guardian ad litem: may not accept compensation from a lawyer representing one of the adverse parties; may not accept compensation from an award granted in a separate matter; and is not obligated to appeal an adverse ruling.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn