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The Oath of office should be before January 1


January 5, 2019

My note; Since our newly elected County Attorney will not be sworn in until some time on January 8, 2019. The question I have, does the Roseau County Attorneys office have any authority until after the swearing in is official?….. I would say no according to the Minnesota Statutes 388.01- Election; Qualification: Term… Quote “There shall be elected in each County a County attorney who shall be licensed to practice law in this state, and whose term of office shall be four years and until a successor qualifies. Before entering upon duties the county attorney shall take an oath. The oath...

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