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can a lawyer that has volunteered to to probono work expect

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can a lawyer that has volunteered to to probono work expect for the person there takeing to court to pay for there lawyer fees, is that legal. or unethical?

Lady Themis :

Good evening. What type of case is it?

Customer:

Its a divorce case.

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Lady Themis :

Hello. I am researching the answer to your question and will be with you shortly.

Lady Themis :

What state is the matter pending in, as the law on this varies by state?

Customer:

Ok it is in Colorado .

Lady Themis :

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX please.

Lady Themis :

Colorado does allow this. The case of In re Marriage of Swink, 807 P.2d 1245 (Colo. App. 1991) stands for the proposition that pro bono attorneys may be awarded attorneys fees in domestic matters.

Customer:

ok thank you for giving me yet an other reason for leaving this un godly state of

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