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AGO Opinions with Topic: COSTS ON APPEAL NEED NOT BE PAID BY COUNTY
AGO 1950 No. 282 >  May 31, 1950
APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL BY COURT IN HABEAS CORPUS APPEAL - COSTS ON APPEAL NEED NOT BE PAID BY COUNTY
APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL BY COURT IN HABEAS CORPUS APPEAL -- COSTS ON APPEAL NEED NOT BE PAID BY COUNTY

1. Superior Court has power to appoint counsel to assist an indigent appellant on appeal from habeas corpus proceeding, but counsel is not obliged to personally pay for any costs of appeal, and court need not appoint counsel as a matter of right.2. County is not liable for attorneys' fees or other costs on appeal by indigent appellant in habeas corpus proceedings.

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