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KP-0110
Ken Paxton

Water Code 49.052(a)(2) - Court is likely to construe 49.052(a)(2) to disqualify employee of county attorney's office from serving as water control and improvement district board member in same county when county attorney also provides professional legal services to the water control and improvement district

KP-0121
Ken Paxton

Gifts and grants authorized by Government Code section 45.125|Hot-check fund established under Code of Criminal Procedure article 102.007; unauthorized comingling of funds of different character|Pretrial intervention programs; required payments; fees authorized by Code of Criminal procedure article 102.0121

KP-0130
Ken Paxton

County attorney is not entitled to receive extra compensation for representing State in criminal matter in county's district court at request of district attorney|Compensation - county attorney is not entitled to receive extra compensation for representing State in criminal matter in county's district court at request of district attorney

KP-0139
Ken Paxton

Official Bond in Lee County - county attorney must execute only a county attorney bond and not a separate district attorney bond, and county attorney may require his or her assistant prosecutors to post a bond at his/her discretion

GA-0545
Greg Abbott

Exclusive duty to represent the county in all civil matters, Henderson County Attorney has no|Outside legal counsel, auditor may seek outside legal counsel without impinging upon duty of county attorney

GA-0604
Greg Abbott

County auditor is not bound by advice or opinion of county attorney regarding the lawfulness of a claim against the county|Phased purchase of concrete slab and pavilion structure, whether purchase violates County Purchasing Act is question of fact

GA-0817
Greg Abbott

County ethics commission statutory scheme, Legislature must resolve any inherent conflict of interest created by\r\n\r\nRequests for opinions regarding the propriety of a county attorney’s representation of a particular client in a particular circumstance should be addressed by the Committee on Professional Ethics|El Paso County Ethics Commission would improperly usurp the county attorney’s authority if outside legal counsel were hired to represent the Commission over the objection of the county attorney