2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 18 - PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS
ARTICLE 3 - SOLICITORS-GENERAL OF STATE COURTS
§ 15-18-71 - Additional personnel and employees

O.C.G.A. 15-18-71 (2010)
15-18-71. Additional personnel and employees


(a) The solicitor-general of a state court may employ such additional assistant solicitors-general, or other attorneys, investigators, paraprofessionals, clerical assistants, victim and witness assistance personnel, and other employees or independent contractors as may be provided for by local law or as may be authorized by the governing authority of the county. The solicitor-general shall define the duties and fix the title of any attorney or other employee of the solicitor-general's office.

(b) Personnel employed by the solicitor-general pursuant to this Code section shall be compensated by the county, the manner and amount of compensation to be paid to be fixed either by the solicitor-general with the approval of the governing authority of the county or as provided for by local Act.

(c) All appointments of assistant solicitors-general and investigators pursuant to this Code section shall be in writing.

(d) All assistant solicitors-general and investigators shall, in addition to any oath prescribed by Chapter 3 of Title 45, take and subscribe to the following oath:
"I swear (or affirm) that I will well, faithfully, and impartially and without fear, favor, or affection discharge my duties as (assistant solicitor-general or investigator) of (here state the county) County.",

which shall be filed in accordance with Chapter 3 of Title 45.

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