Legal Advice for Ethics — 34 results
Written by attorney Leigh Hilton, 4 months ago.
If you’ve had more than one spouse, you have special financial and estate planning needs, especially if you have children with each spouse. The best way to have a smooth transition upon... more
Written by attorney J. Williams, over 2 years ago.
Many people hesitate to file bankruptcy because they perceive it as shameful, or shady, or unethical.
BANKRUPTCIES SKYROCKETINGBankruptcy is far more common than it used to be.For the... more
Written by Avvo Staff, 7 months ago.
Lawyers are legally required to follow certain rules of conduct, with divorce cases even having their own set of rules for what is considered ethical behavior.
Written by attorney Jason Miller, 9 months ago.
Federal and state judicial law clerks may be subject to ethical rules that limit their political activity. it is important for lawyers and other judicial staff members to know the rules.... more
Written by attorney Alan Brinkmeier, over 3 years ago.
Always check background, experience, and disciplinary record before you hire the lawyer. You should inquire about the specifics of a lawyer's background while you are... more
Written by attorney Alan Brinkmeier, about 4 years ago.
You need a lawyer, but how do you go about finding one? Here are five of the ways you might try. And, if you have any doubt about whether your situation requires an attorney's help, you can... more
Written by attorney Alan Brinkmeier, about 5 years ago.
Check Background Always check background, experience, and disciplinary record before you hire the lawyer. You should inquire about the specifics of a lawyer's background while you are... more
Written by attorney Lee Gronikowski, 6 months ago.
A quick, short, simple recipe to avoid having a grievance filed against you.
I call it "The Four C's." I thank the late, Hon. Dickenson Debevoise for teaching me this. 1. Communication -... more
Written by attorney David Brengle, almost 4 years ago.
Recently, fee agreements that are common in criminal defense cases have come under some criticism by the attorney disciplinary bodies in Texas and Missouri. I would like people reading this... more
Written by attorney Anne Lopiano, over 4 years ago.
ETHICS IN PROBATE PRACTICE
By Anne Debelius LoPiano, Esq.
GETTING PAID -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Q. When Can You Take Your Fee? From What Funds? What Approval Do You Need? and What Trouble... more