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

A lawyer may represent a wife in a no fault divorce when a partner had previously represented the husband in an assault charge, as long as the wife will not allege physical abuse and the partner obtained no material confidential information.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn