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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8-Bills and Fees

40-Trust Accounts

A law firm may allow clients to pay with a credit card, as long as all payments are deposited in a trust account and the lawyer does not withdraw any fees until deposit checks have cleared.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn