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     16-18-22.   Bond to release attorney's lien--Bill of particulars required of attorney. Any person interested may release such lien by executing a bond in a sum double the amount claimed, or in such sum as may be fixed by a judge, payable to the attorney, with security to be approved by the clerk of courts, conditioned to pay the amount finally due the attorney for his services which amount may be ascertained by suit on the bond. Such lien will be released unless the attorney within ten days after demand therefor furnishes any party interested a full and complete bill of particulars of the services and amount claimed for each item, or written contract with the party for whom the services were rendered.

Source: PolC 1877, ch 18, § 10; CL 1887, § 471; RPolC 1903, § 703; RC 1919, § 5267; SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 32.1206.

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