Montana Attorney Deceit Code

Montana Code Annotated 2017

TITLE 37. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

CHAPTER 61. ATTORNEYS AT LAW

Part 4. Provisions Regulating Practice

Penalty For Deceit

37-61-406. Penalty for deceit. An attorney who is guilty of any deceit or collusion or consents to any deceit or collusion with intent to deceive the court or a party forfeits to the party injured by the deceit or collusion treble damages. The attorney is also guilty of a misdemeanor.

History: En. Sec. 403, C. Civ. Proc. 1895; re-en. Sec. 6395, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 8978, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. Pen. C. Sec. 160; re-en. Sec. 8978, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 93-2105; amd. Sec. 1435, Ch. 56, L. 2009.

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