What to do when about to enter a hearing for D. V. restraining order, the respondent has retained attorney petitioner had

Asked about 2 years ago - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Previously consulted with and knows about the whole case? There are mail and phone , text to prove . Is that conflict of interest? What do I do?

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  1. Henry Lebensbaum

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    Answered . If you have consulted the lawyer that's representing the other party, or even some advice from this lawyer you should ask the court ordered five the court that there's a conflict of interest and that the other lawyer should not represent the other side. There are some exceptions to this conflict of interest.


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  2. Jay Bodzin

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    Answered . The court needs to be notified of this immediately. I strongly recommend you retain your own attorney to represent you in this matter. It is possible that your contact with this lawyer doesn't create a conflict of interest, but most likely you would have agreed to that if it were the case.

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