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Tag Archives: Appointment Of Counsel

Civil Rights: Municipal Practice-Court Fines-Appointment of Counsel

Where appellant challenged the dismissal of claims that she brought against a city for jailing her without an inquiry into her ability to pay and without appointing counsel, the district court properly dismissed the claims because the appellant did not ...

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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Appointment of Counsel-Failure to Train/Supervise/Protect

Defendant, an inmate, appealed the denial of his motion for appointed counsel and adverse grant of summary judgment on his failure to train/supervise claim. Where defendant failed to object to the denial of appointed counsel, the court lacked appellate jurisdiction, ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Appointment of Counsel-Indigent Defendant

CWhere a defendant who was determined to be indigent by the motion court challenged the denial of his motion for post-conviction relief without the appointment of counsel, the judgment is reversed and remanded because the appointment of counsel for indigent ...

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Domestic Relations: Parental Rights-Termination-Appointment of Counsel

Where a mother, who requested counsel and was indigent, sought to prohibit the trial court from proceeding with an underlying termination of parental rights until counsel was appointed to represent her, the preliminary order in prohibition is made permanent because ...

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Criminal Law: Indigent Defendant-Pro Se Motion-Appointment Of Counsel

  Where a defendant challenged the denial of post-conviction motion without the appointment of counsel, the motion court clearly erred in denying the defendant’s request since Rule 29.15 requires the appointment of counsel when an indigent defendant files a pro ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Indigent Defendant-Appointment of Counsel

Where a defendant challenged the dismissal of his motion for post-conviction relief arguing that Rule 24.035 required the appointment of counsel for an indigent movant, the judgment is reversed and remanded because the defendant filed his motion timely, he was ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Timeliness-Appointment of Counsel

Where a trial court dismissed an indigent defendant’s pro se Rule 24.035 motion as untimely without appointing counsel, the motion court was required to appoint counsel for the defendant even though the motion was untimely, so the judgment is reversed ...

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