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Rule 209. Appeals at Public Expense.

Type of Appellate Proceeding Misdemeanor Felony
Sentence Appeal or Petition
for Sentence Review $ 250 $ 500

Merit Appeal or Appeal
from Post-Conviction
Relief Proceedings 750 1,500

Combined Merit Appeal and
Sentence Appeal or Petition for
Sentence Review 1,000 2,000

Other Appellate Actions
(Petition for Review,
Petition for Hearing, etc.) 500 1,000

(SCO 439 effective November 15, 1980; amended by SCO 554 effective April 4, 1983; by SCO 847 effective January 15, 1988; by SCO 1088 effective July 1, 1992; by SCO 1145 effective October 1, 1993; by SCO 1153 effective July 15, 1994; by SCO 1155 effective July 15, 1994; by SCO 1211 effective July 15, 1995; by SCO 1226 effective January 22, 1996; by SCO 1235 effective July 15, 1996; and by SCO 1238 effective July 15, 1996)
Dissent to SCO 1088:
RABINOWITZ, Chief Justice, with whom COMPTON, Justice, joins, dissenting:

NOTE: AS 18.85.170(4) defines "indigent person" for purposes of public defender appointments as "a person who, at the time need is determined, does not have sufficient assets, credit, or other means to provide for payment of an attorney and all other necessary expenses of representation without depriving the party or the party's dependents of food, clothing, or shelter and who has not disposed of any assets since the commission of the offense with the intent or for the purpose of establishing eligibility for assistance under this chapter."


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