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As of October 1, 2013, the State of Connecticut has launched a pilot program in the family courts to determine whether hiring an attorney on a limited basis is feasible (e.g., for custody or alimony hearings, depositions and/or settlement conferences).
Limited scope representation is defined by the state as a situation where an attorney represents or assists a party with part, but not all, of his or her legal matter. The party and the attorney are required to execute an engagement letter pinpointing which aspects of the case the attorney will and will not handle.
I believe the goal of limited scope representation to be three-fold: Continue reading