LEO: Disclosure to Court Lack of, LE Op. 194

 

Disclosure to Court Lack of Jurisdiction.

 

July 30, 1968

 

It is improper for an attorney who knows the court lacks jurisdiction over a matter he is handling before the court to file a defensive pleading therein without advising the court of its want of jurisdiction. [See II: DR:7-102(A) (3).]

 

Committee Opinion July 30, 1968