Can a lawyer take2 separate cases against a single person at the same time?

I am currently getting sued for a vehicle that I returned to a car dealer. My question deals with the lawyer who represents the dealer. That lawyer also represents my ex in her battle to get our kids back in her home and out of mine. I just want to know if this dealer case is considered a conflict of interest. I am sure this lawyer knows about this concern cause I am from a small town.

Asked on November 2, 2011 under Bankruptcy Law, Ohio


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

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