Ethics Committee Advisory Opinion #1987/8-3

November 10, 1987


An attorney may not properly render services in a divorce mediation service.  (Rules 1.7; 1.8)

Separate law office and divorce consultation offices would not cure a Rule 1.7 and 1.8 ethical conflict.  (Rules 1.7; 1.8)

Fee divisions between counsel may be made only with client consent after full disclosure; in reasonable proportion to the services performed or responsibility or tasks assumed by each, and the total fee of the lawyer is reasonable.  (Rule 1.5(f))


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