VIRGINIA UPL OPINION 88


Collection Agency Controlling Attorney Fees and Appearance of Witnesses.

It is the unauthorized practice of law for a collection agency to set the fee charged by an attorney or to require that the attorney communicate only with the collection agency regarding fee matters. [UPR 3-101(A), (B), (C); UPR 3-102(A)(3); UPC 3-3]

Committee Opinion
November 1, 1985

 

Updated: Aug 28, 2006