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Memphis squatter will represent herself

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

The so-called Memphis squatter, she now calls herself Abka Rey Bey, was back in court today.

Judge Lammey signed off on Tabitha Gentry to represent herself as long as she follows the courts guidelines/rules. Attorney Clayton Ferguson will be with her in court throughout the process, even though "she doesn't want him there".

The trial date has been set for Feb. 10, 2014.

Gentry still refuses a mental evaluation. 

Gentry was indicted on charges of aggravated burglary and theft of property over $60,000.

Last week she told a judge she wants to represent herself.

Judge Lammey told her she needed to get a psychiatric evaluation before she could be her own attorney.

She continues to refuse the order.

Gentry claims to be a sovereign citizen and part of the Moorish American Nation.

Authorities say Gentry illegally moved into the Memphis-area mansion in March. The property was for sale after being foreclosed on by a bank.

Associated Press contributed to this story

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