LEO: Conflict of Interest Domestic, LE Op. 403

 

Conflict of Interest Domestic Relations.

 

February 27, 1981

 

It is improper for an attorney to represent the wife in a pending divorce proceeding when the attorney had previously represented the wife's husband in a dispute with the husband's first wife regarding an increase in child support payments for the benefit of a child born to the first marriage. [See II: DR:5-105(D).]

 

Committee Opinion February 27, 1981