District court’s finding that attorney committed extrinsic fraud when responding to his wife’s discovery in his own protracted marital dissolution proceeding had preclusive effect in subsequent lawyer disciplinary proceedings; attorney’s commission of extrinsic fraud in his own marital dissolution proceeding violated professional rules, warranting 60 day suspension.
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