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.0622 Grounds for Compelling an Evaluation

An order compelling the lawyer to obtain a comprehensive evaluation by an addiction specialist may be issued if the board establishes that the evaluation will assist the lawyer and the lawyer assistance program to assess the lawyer's condition and any risk that the condition may present to the public, and to determine an appropriate treatment for the lawyer. 

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

Adopted by the Supreme Court February 3, 2000

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