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Rule 39. Appointment of Counsel.

Trial $1,500.00 $2,500.00 $5,000.00

Change of plea
after substantive
motion work and
hearing and
before trial
commences 1,000.00 1,500.00 2,500.00

Change of plea
but prior to
motion work
and hearing 500.00 1,000.00 2,000.00

Change of plea
prior to
indictment 250.00 500.00 750.00

relief or probation
in trial court 250.00 500.00 750.00

(Adopted by SCO 4 October 4, 1959; amended by SCO 90 effective July 24, 1967: by SCO 157 effective February 15, 1973; by Amendment No. 4 to SCO 157 dated March 12, 1973; by SCO 187 effective July 2, 1974; by SCO 328 effective January 1, 1979; by SCO 448 effective November 24 1980; by SCO 677 effective June 15, 1986; and by SCO 888 effective July 15, 1988; rescinded and re-promulgated by SCO 1088 effective July 1, 1992; amended by SCO 1139 effective July 1, 1993; and by SCO 1145 effective October 1, 1993)
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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