Ethics: What to Watch Out for in Estate Law - Articles

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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Mar 4, 2019

Many different ethical issues can arise when a lawyer is an estate planning practitioner, writes Alison Cave in this issue. "With the changing demographics of the population at large, there is more work in estate planning than ever, and at the same time, more exposure to a malpractice claim or an ethical violation. The risk of malpractice can be reduced by improving communications with the client and documentation of all work performed for the client."

The scenarios she raises may well apply to other areas of the law, too. Read "Ethical Issues Arising in Estate Law."