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Policy board takes bids for 'conflict' attorneys

 

The Cheyenne County commissioners are seeking bids for "conflict" attorneys as they look to hire a public defender and guardian ad litem.

In Monday's commissioners meeting, the county's policy board proposed contracts to publish notice for two conflict attorneys for the proposed public defender and guardian ad litem positions. These positions would fill in for the public defender or guardian ad litem when conflict of interest arise and they could not fulfill their normal duties. According to Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub, this issue arises in about 20 percent of court cases.

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