Ethics And Unbundling: Attorneys Agree With Clients About Unbundling Bankruptcy Services; But, Do Courts Agree With Attorneys About Unbundling Bankruptcy Services?

Part 1 – What Is Unbundling?

Tom Waldron, a former bankruptcy judge and current Advisor to the NACTT Academy, lives in Tucson, AZ.[email protected].

As background for an examination of this issue, it is important to recognize that the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct (2004), Rule 1.2(c) states "A lawyer may limit the objectives of the representation if the client consents after consultation." This provision, which has been adopted in some states, but not in others, provided . . .

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