8.2 Attorneys for Receivers

(a) Application - An attorney for the receiver shall be employed only upon order of the court, upon written motion of the receiver stating the reasons for the requested employment.

(b) Qualifications - Except as provided in section (c) of this rule, no attorney shall be employed for the receiver who is directly or indirectly interested in the action or in the receivership estate, either in person or as an attorney. The court may require any attorney employed to establish, by affidavit or otherwise, that no such interest exists.

(c) Exception - In any proceeding the court in its discretion may authorize employment of an attorney who represents a party to the action or who may have an interest in the proceeding.

[Adopted May 17, 1976, effective July 1, 1976.]

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