It is unethical for your spouses attorney to have a direct conversation with you even if your attorney is out of town. If you initiate contact with your spouses attorney he or she should advise you that they cannot provide you legal advice or discuss the issues of the case with you and redirect you to your own attorney's office.
Brian Loughmiller is a partner at the McKinney, Texas law firm of Loughmiller Higgins. Serving family law clients throughout North Texas and the DFW Metroplex area, Brian and his partner, Eric Higgins, have 47 years of combined trial experience. One of the top family lawyers in the state, Brian has been recognized as a Super Lawyer every year since 2005.