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RULE 19-742. ORDER OF REPRIMAND

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: April 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 19. Attorneys
Chapter 700. Discipline, Inactive Status, Resignation
Dispositions by the Supreme Court [Rules 19-740 to 19-743]
Effective: April 1, 2023
MD Rules Attorneys, Rule 19-742
RULE 19-742. ORDER OF REPRIMAND
(a) Accompanying Requirements. As part of a reprimand, the Court may require the attorney:
(1) to reimburse a client for any part of fees paid in advance for legal services that were not completed;
(2) to make restitution to a client for any other sum found to be due to the client;
(3) to pay all costs assessed by the order of reprimand;
(4) to issue a public apology to designated persons; and
(5) to take any other corrective action that the Court finds reasonable and appropriate.
(b) Content of Order. Unless accompanied by a reported opinion, an order that reprimands an attorney shall (1) summarize the misconduct for which the reprimand is imposed, (2) include specific reference to any rule or statute violated by the attorney, and (3) state any requirements imposed on the attorney pursuant to section (a) of this Rule. Upon the entry of an order that reprimands an attorney, the Clerk of the Supreme Court shall give the notice required by Rule 19-707 (e).
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 19-743 (2021).

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[Former Rule 19-743 adopted June 6, 2016, eff. July 1, 2016. Renumbered Rule 19-742 July 9, 2021, eff. Oct. 1, 2021. Amended April 21, 2023, eff. nunc pro tunc April 1, 2023.]
MD R Attorneys, Rule 19-742, MD R ATTORNEYS Rule 19-742
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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