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Legal Resources

TAC legal specialists can assist county officials in researching issues to find statutes, regulations, opinions and court cases relevant to a particular county situation.

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Call TAC's Toll Free Helpline (888) ASK-TAC4 or (888) 275-8224 to request Legal Department assistance with legal research questions or for greater i​nformation about legal deadlines. Calls are answered from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. You can also fill out the form below and send us your message online.

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TAC Legal Department Staff
Garry Merritt, General Counsel
Jenny Gilchrist, Associate General Counsel 
Katherine Howard, Associate General Counsel
Paul Miles, Associate General Counsel
Michael Pichinson, Associate General Counsel
Jamie Chandler, Paralegal
Kristi Shepperson, Paralegal
THIS WEBSITE IS A RESEARCH TOOL AND NOT THE COUNSEL OF AN ATTORNEY. THIS WEBSITE IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE OF AN ATTORNEY. It is provided without warranty of any kind and, as with any research tool, should be double checked against relevant statutes, case law, Attorney General opinions and advice of legal counsel, e.g., your county attorney. Each public officer is responsible for determining the duties of the office or position held. Any question should be directed to competent legal counsel for a written opinion.



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