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Can a real estate attorney represent a
party in a divorce case in Michigan?
Also, can said attorney correspond with
the opposing party via email?
Asked on April 9, 2017 under Family Law, Michigan
S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 6 years ago | Contributor
The attorney can represent anyone in another area of law.
Your attorney can communicate / correspond with the opposing party if the opposing party does not have an attorney. After the opposing party has retained an attorney, then your attorney will receive a letter from the opposing party's attorney that says something to the effect that all further communication should be with the opposing attorney rather than the opposing party.
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