When you come to the realization that your marriage is going to end in divorce, one of the most important things to do next is decide who will represent you. Of course, you want to find an experienced family law attorney who you can trust. But would you ever think of hiring your son or daughter? One parent did, and it led to a surprising state Supreme Court decision.
Essentially, what happened is that a couple decided to file for divorce and the father retained the couple's son as his attorney. While it is common for attorney children to help out their parents with legal matters, getting into the middle of their parents' divorce is anything but common.