In citation of defendant for contempt for unlicensed practice of law, held, that the preparing of a note and chattel mortgage and advising as to the legal effect thereof constitutes practice of law. " . . . [The practice of law] includes . . . drawing of wills, deeds, mortgages and other instruments of like character, where a legal knowledge is required, and where counsel and advice are given with respect to the validity and legal effect of such instruments . . . . " State v. Barlow, (Neb. 1936) 268 N. W. 95.
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