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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3-Multiple Representations on the Same Matter

73-Family Law Lawyers

A lawyer may not represent both the adoptive and biological parents in an adoption case (even if the representation involves only counseling about possible questions from the court).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn