It is a violation of Florida Bar Rules for an attorney to begin a sexual relationship with a client during the course of that representation. http://www.pappasontaxes.com/index.php/2009/08/21/lawyer-suspended-for-having-consensual-sex-with-client/
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Absolutely prohibited by Fla Bar ethics rules not to mention stupid!
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Most likely party to get in trouble in that scenario would be the attorney. One of the things a lawyer learns very clearly in law school is to avoid any such situation where lines can easily be crossed.
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It is completely against the Florida Bar rules. Period. The lawyer could get severely disciplined by the bar for this conduct, if it becomes known to the Florida Bar.
This is not only a severe violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct, but it's a bad idea too. It is a terrible conflict of interest for an attorney, who has a fiduciary duty, to become romantically and sexually involved with client or interested party. It makes the attorney's job difficult, if not impossible, to manage.
This is a bad situation. Hire a replacement attorney right away, which will result in the current attorney being fired.
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