LEO: Criminal Action Accord, LE Op. 547

 

Criminal Action Accord and Satisfaction.

 

March 1, 1984

 

It is not improper for counsel for a criminal victim to seek accord and satisfaction in exchange for the dismissal of the criminal charge by the Commonwealth, when the criminal charge is already pending, independent of any action by the victim's counsel. [DR:7-104]

 

Committee Opinion March 1, 1984

 

CROSS REFERENCES

 

See also LE Op. 1388

 

LEO: Criminal Action - Accord, LE Op. 547 (1984)