LEO: Domestic Relations - Contingent Fee -  LE Op. 778


Domestic Relations - Contingent Fee - Child

Support Arrearage Collection.


March 11, 1986


It is improper for an attorney to accept a child support arrearage

collection case on a contingent fee basis when the child is age nine, the

child has visited with the noncustodial parent within the recent past (

1984), and the custodial parent apparently is not indigent. [ LE Op.



Committee Opinion March 11, 1986