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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16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

32-Lawyers Acting in Other Roles (Miscellaneous)

As long as the guardians, heirs and the court approve, a lawyer may act as a committee for an incompetent although the lawyer is a residual legatee of and may exercise a power of attorney for the incompetent.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn