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Title: 2 - Administration and Personnel

Chapter: 20 - Public Defender

Section: 10 - Public defender services

The board of supervisors shall enter into contracts with attorneys in private practice, who shall provide legal representation to indigent persons in any legal proceeding before the Del Norte County Superi­or Court in which the law requires counsel to be provided. The compensation provided to any attorney under such a contract shall be reasonable. In any case in which the court refuses to assign the contracted counsel, counsel shall be provided as set forth in section 987.2 of the California Penal Code or other appropriate provision of law.


(Ord. 2000-008 § 38, 2000: Ord. 270 § 1, 1958.)