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