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Rule 6.6. Compensation of Appointed Counsel

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 6.6
Formerly cited as AZ ST RCRP Rule 6.7
Rule 6.6. Compensation of Appointed Counsel
(a) Where to File a Compensation Claim. A private attorney appointed to represent an indigent defendant must file a claim for compensation as provided by local rule in the county in which the appointment was made or from which the appeal was taken.
(b) When to File a Compensation Claim.
(1) Trial Court. Trial counsel may file claims for compensation at intervals permitted by the court, and must file a final claim at the completion of all trial, sentencing, or post-conviction proceedings.
(2) Appellate Court. Appellate counsel may file claims for compensation at intervals permitted by the court, and must file a final claim at the completion of all appellate proceedings.
(c) Proceedings in a Limited Jurisdiction Court. An attorney is entitled to compensation for services rendered in a limited jurisdiction court.
(d) Amount of Compensation. An attorney must be reasonably compensated for the services performed, considering the hours worked, the experience of counsel, the seriousness and complexity of the case, the quality of the work performed, and any other relevant factors. The manner of determining reasonable compensation is provided by local rule and A.R.S. ยง 13-4013.

Credits

Added Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 6.6, AZ ST RCRP Rule 6.6
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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