TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-27
Law Practice

SECTION 11-27-14


§ 11-27-14 Penalties for violations.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon a first conviction, be imprisoned for a term not exceeding one year, or fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500), or both. Any firm, corporation, or other entity violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon a first conviction, be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500). Every person having been convicted of a subsequent offense involving the unauthorized practice of law in this state or in any other jurisdiction shall, for each offense, be imprisoned for a term not exceeding five (5) years, or be fined not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5,000), or both. Every firm, corporation, or other entity having been convicted of a subsequent offense involving the unauthorized practice of law in this state or in any other jurisdiction shall, for each offense, be fined not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5,000).

History of Section.
(P.L. 1907, ch. 1450, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 349, § 44; P.L. 1917, ch. 1494, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 401, §§ 44, 45; P.L. 1935, ch. 2190, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 612, §§ 42, 43; G.L. 1956, § 11-27-14; P.L. 1987, ch. 161, § 1.)