16-18-16 Attorney not to maintain action for improper motives.
     16-18-16.   Attorney not to maintain action for improper motives. It is the duty of an attorney and counselor at law not to encourage either the commencement or continuance of an action or proceeding from any motive of passion or interest.

Source: PolC 1877, ch 18, § 4, subdiv 6; CL 1887, § 465, subdiv 6; RPolC 1903, § 697, subdiv 6; RC 1919, § 5262 (6); Supreme Court Rule 13, 1939; SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 32.1201 (6).