Vexatious Litigants: SB 96 (2013)
Allows a judge to order a vexatious litigant to retain
Allows a judge to order a vexatious litigant to retain an attorney of good character to represent him in all actions or to post a cash or surety bond sufficient to cover all attorney fees and anticipated damages. Defines a vexatious litigant as an individual who has been found to have filed three or more frivolous lawsuits which have had a final disposition and which the judge finds, by clear and convincing evidence, were initiated for the primary purpose of harassment.
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