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.0601 Purpose

The purpose of the lawyer assistance program is to: (1) protect the public by assisting lawyers and judges who are professionally impaired by reason of substance abuse, addiction, or debilitating mental condition; (2) assist impaired lawyers and judges in recovery; and (3) educate lawyers and judges concerning the causes of and remedies for such impairment.

History Note: Statutory Authority G.S. 84-22; G.S. 84-23

Readopted Effective December 8, 1994

Amendments Approved by the Supreme Court: February 3, 2000

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