2016 Arkansas Code
Title 16 - Practice, Procedure, and Courts
Subtitle 6 - Criminal Procedure Generally
Chapter 87 - Public Defenders
Subchapter 2 - -- Arkansas Public Defender Commission
§ 16-87-211. Compensation

AR Code ยง 16-87-211 (2016) What's This?

(a) On an interim basis in complex cases or at the conclusion of each case, the appointed attorney shall submit his or her bill to the appointing court, which shall issue an order authorizing compensation.

(b) (1) An application for compensation shall be submitted to the Arkansas Public Defender Commission accompanied by the affidavit of the appointed attorney detailing the hours spent on the case and the services rendered and whether compensation was received or has been applied for from any other source.

(2) The commission shall determine and set the compensation award based upon guidelines established by the commission.

(c) There shall be no maximum amount of compensation in capital cases.

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