Month: November 1998

Opinion 710

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Escrow funds Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #710   – 11/06/1998 (35-98) Topic:              Lawyer as escrow agent; Release of funds in escrow to client . Digest:             Absent authorization by all parties, lawyer who serves as escrow agent may not release funds to client except as provided in the escrow agreement; while … Continued