Oregon Statutes - Chapter 426 - Persons With Mental Illness; Sexually Dangerous Persons - Section 426.135 - Counsel on appeal; costs of appeal.

If a person determined to be mentally ill as provided in ORS 426.130 appeals the determination or disposition based thereon, and is determined to be financially eligible for appointed counsel at state expense, upon request of the person or upon its own motion, the court 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 if the circuit court is the appellate court or as provided in ORS 138.500 if the Court of Appeals or Supreme Court is the appellate court. The compensation, costs and expenses shall be paid as provided in ORS 138.500. [1979 c.867 §12; 1981 s.s. c.3 §134; 1985 c.502 §25; 2001 c.962 §58]

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