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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22-Interviews with Prospective Clients

76-Trust and Estate Lawyers

A lawyer may not represent the estate in a death action after talking with the surviving spouse who will be a defendant in the action.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn