2019 NY Slip Op 01278 (App. Div. New York Supr. Ct., Third Department, 2019)
Husband’s consultation with counsel, who subsequently represented wife in divorce action with husband, regarding distribution of homeowners’ insurance check was not reasonably probable to have provided confidential information to counsel that would have prejudiced husband in divorce action, and thus counsel was not disqualified from representing wife under rule governing counsel duties to former clients, although wife sought counsel fees in divorce action, where husband’s consultation did not bring up his financial circumstances as relevant in divorce action.
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