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525.07 Acting as counsel prohibited.

No judge, referee, registrar, court administrator, deputy court administrator, or employee of any court, or the law partner of any of them, shall be counsel or attorney in any action or proceedings for or against any devisee, legatee, heir, creditor, representative, or ward over whom, or whose estate, claim, or accounts such court has jurisdiction. Except in matters relating to commitments, none of them shall give counsel or advice, or draw or prepare any paper relating to any matter which is or may be brought before such court, except orders, judgments, decrees, executions, warrants, certificates, or subpoenas issuing out of such court. No judge, referee, registrar, or court administrator shall keep or hold official office with any practicing attorney.

HIST: (8992-12) 1935 c 72 s 12; 1975 c 347 s 83; 1986 c 444; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82

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