State Bar of Arizona Ethics Opinions

88-06: Conflict of Interest; Diligence

Circumstances in which a lawyer may disburse settlement proceeds obtained on behalf of a client against which a third party is asserting a lien. Obligation of lawyer to initiate formal proceedings to have the validity if the lien determined.

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