LEO: Legal Fee-Attorney's Lien Fiduciary LE Op. 262

 

Legal Fee-Attorney's Lien Fiduciary Funds.

 

June 6, 1975

 

It is improper for an attorney, whose legal fees for defending a client in non-support proceedings have not been paid, to apply towards such fees any moneys paid to him as attorney for said client unless said client consents to such application of the funds. [See II: DR:9-102.]

 

Committee Opinion June 6, 1975

 

LEO: Legal Fee-Attorney's Lien - Fiduciary, LE Op. 262 (1975)