2015 ORS 436.265¹
Appointment of counsel
  • payment of expenses

(1) If the respondent requests counsel but is determined to be financially eligible for appointed counsel at state expense, the court shall appoint suitable counsel to represent the respondent at state expense.

(2) If the respondent is not represented by counsel and appears to be unable to request counsel, the court shall appoint suitable counsel to represent the respondent.

(3) Counsel appointed by the court shall be paid compensation, as provided in ORS 135.055 (Compensation and expenses of appointed counsel). When the court appoints counsel and the respondent is without sufficient financial means to employ counsel, the compensation for counsel and reasonable expenses of investigation, preparation and presentation paid or incurred shall be determined and paid as provided in ORS 135.055 (Compensation and expenses of appointed counsel). [1983 c.460 §9; 2001 c.962 §75]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 436—Sterilization, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors436.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.