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Sheriff, County Lawsuit Bill Coming Due

The attorney fees, in regards to the lawsuit between the Henderson County Sheriff Brian Duke and the Henderson County Commission, are expected to top $85,000.
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Article by Steve Corlew-

With the lawsuit between Henderson County Sheriff Brian Duke and the county over the sheriff’s department budget being settled, now will be a time to pay the bill.

Attorney fees are expected to total around $90,000 with the bulk of those fees going toward Sheriff Brian Duke’s attorney Roy B. Herron.

The original motion by Herron was $80,490.78 but was being reduced to around $75,000 according to sources familiar with the case.

Amber Shaw, who represented Eddie Bray and then Robbie McCready, will be billing $15,129.53.

Sheriff Brian Duke said the amount of Herron’s bill was more than he had expected, but he had hired Herron due to his experience with…

For complete coverage, see the December 14th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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