Conflict of Interest

My divorce attorney used my ex-wife’s attorney for his divorce before taking my case. Is this a conflict of interest?

No, it would not be a conflict of interest.

I retained an attorney who wrote up the separation agreement between my now ex husband and I in April of 2012. Since that time, the attorney was elected to the superior court as a judge. I am now fighting my ex husband for custody of our children. My ex has retained the attorney who took over the firm that was used to write the separation agreement and the current attorney worked with the gentleman who wrote the agreement. Is this a conflict of interest for the new attorney?

No, this is not a conflict of interest for the current attorney.

Anna Ayscue

Attorney with Rosen Law Firm Cary • Chapel Hill • Durham • Raleigh • Wake Forest

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