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Bar Ethics Ruling: Lawyers Cannot Handle Parents' Competing Torts (access required)

Lawyers cannot represent parents with emotional distress claims who are also acting as guardians ad litem in their child's injury suit, according to a proposed ethics ruling from the State Bar. The opinion is proposed RPC 109, approved for publication April 11. The opinion, which addresses issues surrounding the division of a settlement offer, states it is ...

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