18 Baylor L. Rev. 215 (1966)
ATTORNEY AS SURETY
An attorney may sign his name as surety for individuals indicted for felonies, as an attorney representing his clients or as a friend. (This Opinion is overruled insofar as it conflicts with Opinion 140.)
Is it a violation of the Canons of Ethics for a lawyer to sign his name as surety for individuals indicted for felonies, either as lawyers representing their clients or just as friends?
A majority of the members of the committee are of the opinion that becoming such sureties is not a violation of the law or any Canon of Ethics. (6-1)
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