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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4-Witness-Advocate Rule

76-Trust and Estate Lawyers

A lawyer may not continue to represent beneficiaries of a will when the lawyer will have to be a witness about the signing of the will and inability to find the will.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn