2006 New York Code - Causing Payment, Satisfaction, Settlement Or Compromise Unlawful; Instruments Void.



 
    §   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.

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