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SECTION 82
Causing payment, satisfaction, settlement or compromise unlawful; instruments void
Civil Rights (CVR) CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE 8
§ 82. Causing payment, satisfaction, settlement or compromise
unlawful; instruments void. Any contract or instrument executed after
March twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred thirty-five, within this state in
payment, satisfaction, settlement or compromise of any claim or cause of
action abolished by this article, whether such claim or cause of action
arose within or without this state, is contrary to the public policy of
this state and absolutely void. It shall be unlawful to cause, induce or
procure any person to execute such a contract or instrument; or to
receive, take or accept any money or thing of value, or cause, induce or
procure any person to give, pay, transfer or deliver any money or thing
of value, in payment, satisfaction, settlement or compromise of any such
claim or cause of action. It shall be unlawful to commence or cause to
be commenced, either as party or attorney, or in behalf of either, in
any court of this state, any proceeding or action seeking to enforce or
recover upon any such contract or instrument, knowing it to be such,
whether it was executed within or without this state.