In An Estate Dispute, A Court Held That A Trial Court Should Not Disqualify An Attorney Who Communicated Directly With A Beneficiary Where The Attorney Did Not Know That The Beneficiary Was Represented By Counsel

02.27.20

In In re Jones, parties filed a mandamus proceeding to challenge the trial court's disqualification of their attorney. No. 12-19-00354-CV, 2019 Tex. App. LEXIS 11267 (Tex. App.—Tyler December 31, 2019, original opinion). An attorney sent an email to the beneficiary of the estate, stating that the attorney for estate was a bad lawyer and only... Continue Reading

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