16-18-11 Attorney's power to bind client by agreements--Evidence of agreement.
     16-18-11.   Attorney's power to bind client by agreements--Evidence of agreement. An attorney and counselor at law has power to bind his client to any agreement in respect to any proceeding within the scope of his proper duties and powers; but no evidence of any such agreement is receivable except the statement of the attorney himself, his written agreement signed and filed with the clerk, or an entry thereof upon the records of the court.

Source: PolC 1877, ch 18, § 6, subdiv 2; CL 1887, § 467, subdiv 2; RPolC 1903, § 699, subdiv 2; RC 1919, § 5263 (2); Supreme Court Rule 14, 1939; SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 32.1202 (2).