Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Chancery of the State of New York Volume 2

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Chancery of the State of New York Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...for their debt and costs. And either party or the receiver is to be at liberty to apply to the court for such further or other directions in the premises as may be necessary. Don vs. GREEN and others. If the name ofa counsellor, other than the solicitor in the cause, is signed to the pleadings, the charge for perusing and amending the same should be allowed on taxation, unless the party objecting shows aflirmatively that the name of the counsel was improperly placed there. It is the duty of counsel to peruse and examine the pleadings before they sign them; and they are personally liable, if such pleadings contain scandalous or impertinent matter. ' ' The solicitor is guilty of a misdemeanor, if he puts the name of a counsellor to a pleading without his knowledge and consent. A second fee is allowed to counsel for perusing and amending a supplemental bill, or bill of revivor, when such bill becomes necessary; but not for pcrusing and signing an amended bill. Where an amended bill was filed by the agreement of the parties, embracing all the facts in the case, and as a substitute for the previous bill and answers to save expense, the complainant, on taxation, was allowed for counsel perusing and amending the same, and for the usual engrossments and copies. On an ex parte bearing, upon a bill taken us confessed, the solicitor is not entitled to an attendance fee. But where there is an actual attendance and argument with the counsel of the adverse party, to settle important questions arising on the bill, an attendance fee for the solicitor and a full counsel fee are taxable. The statement of the nature and object of the suit, to be filed in the county clerh's oflice, is not a notice within the meaning of the fee bill; and is to be...
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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236895401
  • 9781236895400