Are Your Loyalties Divided?

By Cathy Moran, Esq., (Redwood City, CA)

When a married couple books a bankruptcy consultation, you have an immediate problem: There be dragons, as early map makers helpfully provided.

Because, as a lawyer friend of mine says:

Anytime there are two people sitting across from you, you have a conflict of interest.

That pithy expression has stuck with me and made me continually aware that even a happily married couple may have different legal interests. Add a little marital discord, and . . .

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