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An important issue to consider for lawyers thinking of winding up a law practice is what to do with the old files. Many speakers at law office management seminars suggest that attorneys and firms develop guidelines and policies to prevent the problem of a retired, disabled, disappeared or dead lawyer leaving thousands of files for her or his successors, heirs or assigns to deal with. But it’s a policy often honored more in the breach than the observance.

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