Arkansas Adopts Ethics Rules on Unbundling Legal Services
In May, Arkansas Supreme Court adopted proposed changes to the Arkansas Rules of Professional Conduct, clarifying the responsibilities of attorneys who offer services on a limited scope basis.
Also known as "unbundled" or "a la carte" legal services, limited scope representation offers an affordable alternative to clients without the money to pay for traditional full-service representation, opens up new business opportunities for lawyers, and facilitates greater efficiency in the court system.
To read the full order regarding limited scope legal services, click
Sample notices referenced by the new rules can be found on the Commission's
Attorney Resource Page
. More resources, including a limited scope representation toolkit, will be available soon.