Alaska Statutes.
Title 22. Judiciary
Chapter 20. Judicial Officers, Employees, and Council; Attorneys
Section 50. Authority to Bind Client, Receive Money or Property, and Give Discharge.
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AS 22.20.050. Authority to Bind Client, Receive Money or Property, and Give Discharge.

(a) An attorney may

(1) bind the attorney's client in any of the proceedings in an action or proceeding by agreement filed with the clerk or entered upon the journal of the court, and not otherwise;

(2) receive money or property claimed by the client in an action or proceeding during its pendency, or within three years after judgment, and, upon the payment or delivery of it, discharge the claim or acknowledge satisfaction of the judgment.

(b) However, this section does not prevent a party from employing a new attorney to issue execution upon a judgment, or to take the other proceedings prescribed by law for its enforcement, and when the party does so the authority of the former attorney ceases.

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