Can We Use One Attorney?
What’s the deal on using one lawyer?
It is unethical for an attorney to represent or give legal advice to opposing parties, whether it is a friendly case or not. When we hear of parties “using the same attorney,” the likelihood is that the attorney is representing only one party, and the other party is unrepresented.
There is an ethical way for attorneys to accommodate their clients’ wishes to have “one lawyer handle the whole things”. Please see our Flat-Fee for Uncontested Divorces.
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Richard and Kari are staunch advocates of the non-court approach to divorce, and are also active and seasoned litigators with over 60 years of combined trial experience in the Illinois divorce courts of Cook, DuPage, and Will counties.
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