The D.C. Bar’s Legal Ethics Committee periodically issues opinions interpreting the Rules of Professional Conduct.
As a service to its members, the D.C. Bar Family Law Section, has compiled a listing of ethics opinions pertaining to the practice of family law in the District of Columbia.
- Opinion 295: Restriction on Communications by a Lawyer Acting as Guardian Ad Litem in a Child Abuse and Neglect Proceeding
- Opinion 282: Duties of Lawyer Employing a Social Worker Who Is Obligated to Report Child Abuse
- Opinion 252: Obligations of a Lawyer Appointed Guardian ad Litem in a Child Abuse and Neglect Proceeding with Respect to Potential Tort Claims of the Child
- Opinion 243: Joint Representation in Divorce Cases
- Opinion 240: Ethical Obligations of D.C. Corporation Counsel Attorneys Representing Custodial Parents in Social Security Act Title IV-D Cases