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Is it a conflict of interest for a person to use his personal attorney to prepare his Father's will and power of attorney. Or should the Father have his own attorney?
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Is it a conflict of interest for a person to use his personal attorney to prepare his Father's will and power of attorney.

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No, it is not a conflict of interest at all... It is common for one attorney to represent several family members in various tasks if they feel comfortable with that attorney. The attorney just maintains specific attorney client confidentiality with each person unless they tell the attorney it is ok to discuss with other family members.

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So the attorney may prepare multiple estate planning documents for multiple family members, but he has a duty to keep each client's information private unless that person chooses to include others..

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