LEO: Conflict of Interest - Preparation of  LE Op. 708


Conflict of Interest - Preparation of Wills.


August 6, 1985


It is not improper for an attorney to draft reciprocal wills for a

husband and wife although the provisions of said wills may differ with

respect to the inclusion of certain beneficiaries by each of the spouses

so long as the attorney is able to maintain independent professional

judgment with respect to both husband and wife. [ DR:5-105(B), (C); EC:



Committee Opinion August 6, 1985