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Ethics of Representing a Husband and Wife in their Joint Estate Plan

Each state has it's own laws regulating ethical practices for attorneys. These rules come into play when one attorney undertakes to represent both the husband and the wife in the preparation of their joint estate plan, in many cases a joint revocable living trust. One spouse may call the lawyer and...

Attorney Charged with Ethics Complaint over Probate Blog

Every now and then, blogging will get someone in "trouble." See e.g. Rakofsky v. Internet , in which one Joseph Rakofsky sued a whole bunch of bloggers and other media over their posts criticizing among other things, his competency and ethics. I put the words "trouble" in quotes,...