Is it a conflict of interest if my husband hires a lawyer for a divorce that I paid for a consultation 3 years concerning divorc

Asked over 1 year ago - York, SC

My husband hired a lawyer for a divorce from me who I paid for a divorce consultation 3 years ago. The lawyer has a file on me. Is this a conflict of interest?

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  1. Graves H. Wilson Jr.

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    Answered . I think so. For a better answer, call the South Carolina Bar Ethics Advisory Committee at (803) 799-6653, ext. 154 or e-mail jrothstein@scbar.org. I would also bring it to the attorney's attention in writing.

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