Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 104.004
Defense by Attorney General


The attorney general shall defend a public servant or estate listed in Section 104.001 (State Liability; Persons Covered) in a cause of action covered by this chapter.


The attorney general may settle or compromise the portion of a lawsuit that may result in state liability under this chapter.


It is not a conflict of interest for the attorney general to defend a person under this chapter and also to prosecute a legal action against that person as required or authorized by law if different assistant attorneys general are assigned the responsibility for each action.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 2, Sec. 3.11, eff. Sept. 2, 1987.
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