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 representing grandparents with custody of a child may not represent the child's mother if her interests are adverse to those of the grandparents. It is proper to represent multiple clients if their interests are not adverse and if all clients consent.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn