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  56.670.  Certain counties may contract with a private attorney to furnish nonprosecutorial legal service. — 1.  The county commission of any county of the first classification without a charter form of government or any county of the second classification which contains part of a city with a population greater than three hundred fifty thousand may, in lieu of or in addition to appointing a county counselor pursuant to section 56.631, contract with a private attorney for the provision of nonprosecutorial legal services for such county.

  2.  The method of payment of any attorney hired by a county commission pursuant to this section shall be governed solely by the provisions of the contract providing for such legal services.

  3.  Any attorney with whom a county commission contracts pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be considered an independent contractor and shall not be considered an employee or an officer of such county.


(L. 1998 H.B. 1586)

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