16-18-26. Misconduct by attorney as misdemeanor. Every attorney at law who:
(1) Practices any deceit or collusion, or consents to the same with intent to deceive the court or any party;
(2) Intentionally delays his client's suit with a view to his own gain;
(3) Intentionally receives any money or allowance for or on account of any money which he has not paid or become answerable for;
(4) Makes a subsequent application to a different judge to stay the same trial of any criminal prosecution with knowledge that application for such stay has been made and denied without leave reserved to renew it, before a judge authorized to grant it; or
(5) Knowingly permits any person not his general law partner or a clerk in his office to sue out any process or to prosecute or defend any action in his name;
is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Source: PenC 1877, §§ 203, 210, 211; CL 1887, §§ 6403, 6410, 6411; RPenC 1903, §§ 206, 213, 214; RC 1919, §§ 3794, 3800, 3801; SDC 1939, § 13.1249; SL 1979, ch 150, § 19.
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