Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code - Section 102.004. Defense Counsel
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§ 102.004. DEFENSE COUNSEL. (a) A local government may
provide legal counsel to represent a defendant for whom the local
government may pay damages under this chapter. The counsel
provided by the local government may be the local government's
regularly employed counsel, unless there is a potential conflict of
interest between the local government and the defendant, in which
case the local government may employ other legal counsel to defend
(b) Legal counsel provided under this section may settle the
portion of a suit that may result in the payment of damages by the
local government under this chapter.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.
Last modified: August 11, 2007