Oregon Persons With Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
ORS 427.295
Appeal of commitment order; appointment of legal counsel; costs


If a person appeals a commitment order issued under ORS 427.290 (Determination by court of need for commitment), the court, upon request of the person or upon its own motion and upon finding that the person is financially eligible for appointed counsel at state expense, shall appoint suitable legal counsel to represent the person. The compensation for legal counsel and costs and expenses necessary to the appeal shall be determined and paid by the public defense services executive director as provided in ORS 135.055 (Compensation and expenses of appointed counsel) if the circuit court is the appellate court or as provided in ORS 138.500 (Appointment of counsel and furnishing of transcript for appellant without funds) if the Court of Appeals or Supreme Court is the appellate court. The compensation, costs and expenses so allowed shall be paid as provided in ORS 138.500 (Appointment of counsel and furnishing of transcript for appellant without funds). [1979 c.867 §15; 1981 s.s. c.3 §136; 1985 c.502 §26; 2001 c.962 §73; 2011 c.658 §22]
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