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SECTION 502
Assistant county attorneys
County (CNT) CHAPTER 11, ARTICLE 11
§ 502. Assistant county attorneys. 1. The board of supervisors shall
have power to authorize the county attorney to appoint one or more
assistant county attorneys. Every appointment of an assistant county
attorney shall be in a writing filed and recorded in the office of the
county clerk. The person so appointed shall take the prescribed oath of
office and furnish any required official undertaking. Any such
appointment may be revoked by the county attorney at any time by filing
a written revocation in the office of the county clerk.

2. The assistant county attorney shall perform such duties pertaining
to the office as may be directed by the county attorney.

3. The assistant, during the absence or inability of the county
attorney, shall perform the powers and duties of the office of county
attorney.

4. In the event of a vacancy in the office of county attorney, the
assistant shall perform the powers and duties of the office of county
attorney until a successor is appointed and has qualified.

5. If more than one assistant county attorney shall be appointed, the
county attorney shall designate in writing and file in the office of the
county clerk and clerk of the board of supervisors the order in which
such assistants shall exercise the powers and duties of the office in
the event of a vacancy or the absence or inability of such county
attorney to perform the duties of the office.