Is it the unlawful practice of law to write a lease? Negotiate and write a contract? Can anyone point me to the exact definition? Very hard to find online.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
NY Judiciary Law 478
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Criminal Defense Attorney
If you go to a law library in a court house you can free access to Westlaw or Lexis and read the case notes interpretting Judiciary Law section 478.
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Ethics / Professional Responsibility Lawyer
The statute gives the general definition of law practice. There are a great many reported cases that interpret it. The essence of it is to give legal advice and representation to others.
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