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Rule 6.2. Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Defendants

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
III. Rights of Parties
Rule 6. Right to Counsel; Duties of Counsel; Court-Appointed Attorneys, Investigators, and Experts (Refs & Annos)
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 6.2
Rule 6.2. Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Defendants
(a) Procedure. The presiding judge of each county must establish a procedure for the superior court and limited jurisdiction courts to appoint counsel for indigent defendants.
(b) Capital Trial Proceedings. In all capital trial proceedings where the defendant is indigent, the presiding judge must appoint two attorneys--lead counsel and co-counsel--under Rule 6.8(b). The appointed lead counsel may designate co-counsel if co-counsel is willing to accept the appointment and meets the requirements of Rule 6.8. If lead counsel does not promptly designate co-counsel, the court must do so.


Added Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 6.2, AZ ST RCRP Rule 6.2
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 8/1/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 8/1/22.
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