Use of advance payment retainers in family law matters
Confidentiality of impaired client’s medical report
Concurrent representation of parents and minor child
Duties of lawyer to client and third party who benefits and may also pay lawyer fees
Representation of property owner’s through a real estate broker association
Representation of mother and minor daughter in paternity action
Lawyer retained by collection agency on behalf of creditor
ISBA Advisory Opinions on Professional Conduct are prepared as an educational service to members of the ISBA. While the opinions express the ISBA interpretation of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct and other relevant materials in response to a specific hypothesized fact situation, they do not have the weight of law and should not be relied upon as a substitute for individual legal advice. For more information, call the ISBA Legal Department at (217) 525-1760 or (800) 252-8908.