LEO: Conflict of Interest/Domestic  LE Op. 535


Conflict of Interest/Domestic Relations/Preparation

of Pleadings.


December 16, 1983


In a divorce proceeding it is improper for an attorney to prepare

pleadings for an unrepresented defendant or to knowingly provide sample

forms of pleadings, including an answer and waiver of notice for his

client or for the defendant, which might be copied and used by the

unrepresented adversary. [ DR:5-105(C), DR:7-103(A)(2), LE Op. 280 and

 LE Op. 296 (withdrawn for reconsideration 9/8/83)]


Committee Opinion December 16, 1983