California Business and Professions Code Section 6129

CA Bus & Prof Code § 6129 (2017)  

Every attorney who, either directly or indirectly, buys or is interested in buying any evidence of debt or thing in action, with intent to bring suit thereon, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

Any violation of the provisions of this section is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or by a fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), or by both.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1125.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018