LEO: Domestic Relations Conflict of, LE Op. 890

 

Domestic Relations Conflict of Interest.

 

August 1, 1987

 

It is not improper for an attorney to obtain the endorsement of a consent order by an unrepresented defendant in a divorce matter as long as the attorney advises the unrepresented client that the attorney is not disinterested; does represent the interests of his clients which may or may not be adverse to the interests of the unrepresented party and advises the unrepresented defendant to secure counsel. [DR:7-103(A)(2) and (B); LE Op. 644, LE Op. 669, LE Op. 689, LE Op. 876].

 

Committee Opinion August 1, 1987

 

CROSS REFERENCES

 

See also LE Op. 1344

 

LEO: Domestic Relations - Conflict of, LE Op. 890 (1987)