New Mexico Attorney Deceit Code

New Mexico Compilation Commission

36-2-17 . [Deceit or collusion; damages; disbarment.]
If an attorney is guilty of deceit or collusion or consents thereto with intent to deceive the court, judge or party, he shall forfeit to the injured party, treble damages to be recovered in a civil action, and may, if in the opinion of the board of bar examiners such conduct warrants it, be disbarred.   
History: Laws 1909, ch. 53, § 28; Code 1915, § 355; C.S. 1929, § 9-129; 1941 Comp., § 18-116; 1953 Comp., § 18-1-16. 
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