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37-61-201. Who considered to be practicing law.

Part 2. Licensing

Any person who shall hold himself out or advertise as an attorney or counselor at law or who shall appear in any court of record or before a judicial body, referee, commissioner, or other officer appointed to determine any question of law or fact by a court or who shall engage in the business and duties and perform such acts, matters, and things as are usually done or performed by an attorney at law in the practice of his profession for the purposes of parts 1 through 3 of this chapter shall be deemed practicing law.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 90, L. 1917; re-en. Sec. 8944, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 8944, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 93-2009.

37-61-210. Penalty for practicing without license.

Part 2. Licensing

If any person practices law in any court, except a justice’s court or a city court, without having received a license as attorney and counselor, he is guilty of a contempt of court.

History: En. Sec. 397, C. Civ. Proc. 1895; re-en. Sec. 6388, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 8943, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. C. Civ. Proc. Sec. 281; re-en. Sec. 8943, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 93-2008.

37-61-215. Allowance of attorneys’ fees to unlicensed persons forbidden.

Part 2. Licensing

It shall be unlawful for any court within this state to allow attorneys’ fees in any action or proceeding before said court in which attorneys’ fees are allowed by law to either party to such action or proceeding when such party is represented by anyone other than a duly admitted or licensed attorney at law.

History: En. Sec. 15, Ch. 90, L. 1917; re-en. Sec. 8958, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 8958, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 93-2023.

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