Rule 4-105. Deceased, Incapacitated, Imprisoned and Disappearing Attorneys
Ethics & Discipline / Current Rules / Part IV (After January 1 / 2001) - Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct (also includes Disciplinary Proceedings and Advisory Opinion rules) / CHAPTER 1 GEORGIA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AND ENFORCEMENT THEREOF
When it appears to the Investigative Panel that an attorney's death, incapacity, imprisonment or disappearance poses a substantial threat of harm to his clients or the public, the Investigative Panel shall immediately investigate the matter. If the Investigative Panel determines that such threat exists and that no partner, associate or other appropriate representative is available to prevent the harm, it shall file its findings and recommendation of action in the Supreme Court and shall seek judgment as provided in Rule 4-219.
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