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30-27-3. Barratry.

Barratry consists of:   

A.     intentionally instigating, maintaining, exciting, prosecuting or encouraging the bringing of any suit in any court of this state in which such person has no interest, with the intent to distress or harass the defendant;   

B.     intentionally bringing or prosecuting any false suit by a person on his own account, with intent to distress or harass the defendant therein;   

C.     any attorney-at-law seeking or obtaining employment in any suit or case to prosecute or defend the same by means of personal solicitation of such employment or, procuring another to solicit employment for him; or   

D.     any attorney-at-law seeking or obtaining employment in any suit, by giving to the person from whom the employment is sought anything of value or directly or indirectly paying the debts or liabilities of the person from whom such employment is sought or loaning or promising to give or otherwise grant anything of value to the person from whom such employment is sought before such employment in order to induce such employment.   

Whoever commits barratry is guilty of a misdemeanor.   

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > New-mexico > Chapter-30 > Article-27 > Section-30-27-3

30-27-3. Barratry.

Barratry consists of:   

A.     intentionally instigating, maintaining, exciting, prosecuting or encouraging the bringing of any suit in any court of this state in which such person has no interest, with the intent to distress or harass the defendant;   

B.     intentionally bringing or prosecuting any false suit by a person on his own account, with intent to distress or harass the defendant therein;   

C.     any attorney-at-law seeking or obtaining employment in any suit or case to prosecute or defend the same by means of personal solicitation of such employment or, procuring another to solicit employment for him; or   

D.     any attorney-at-law seeking or obtaining employment in any suit, by giving to the person from whom the employment is sought anything of value or directly or indirectly paying the debts or liabilities of the person from whom such employment is sought or loaning or promising to give or otherwise grant anything of value to the person from whom such employment is sought before such employment in order to induce such employment.   

Whoever commits barratry is guilty of a misdemeanor.   


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > New-mexico > Chapter-30 > Article-27 > Section-30-27-3

30-27-3. Barratry.

Barratry consists of:   

A.     intentionally instigating, maintaining, exciting, prosecuting or encouraging the bringing of any suit in any court of this state in which such person has no interest, with the intent to distress or harass the defendant;   

B.     intentionally bringing or prosecuting any false suit by a person on his own account, with intent to distress or harass the defendant therein;   

C.     any attorney-at-law seeking or obtaining employment in any suit or case to prosecute or defend the same by means of personal solicitation of such employment or, procuring another to solicit employment for him; or   

D.     any attorney-at-law seeking or obtaining employment in any suit, by giving to the person from whom the employment is sought anything of value or directly or indirectly paying the debts or liabilities of the person from whom such employment is sought or loaning or promising to give or otherwise grant anything of value to the person from whom such employment is sought before such employment in order to induce such employment.   

Whoever commits barratry is guilty of a misdemeanor.   

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