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March 6, 2014

No cutting corners when filing affidavits

A lawyer on the island was recently suspended for a month and fined $2k for signing the exhibits to an affidavit, then having his clients swear the affidavit front of a notary in Hawaii.  He then e-filed the affidavit without actually having the original (R. 23-3(6) requires the filer to have the original paper version…

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