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The DC Code: § 16-2326 Court costs and expenses.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
If, at the dispositional hearing or thereafter, the Division finds, after due notice and a hearing, that the parent or other person legally obligated to care for and support a child subject to proceedings under this subchapter is financially able to pay, the Division may order him or her to pay all of or part of the costs of --
1
physical and mental examinations and treatment of the child ordered by the Division;
2
except in neglect cases, a reasonable compensation for the services and related expenses of counsel appointed by the Division to represent the child; and
3
in neglect cases, a reasonable compensation for the services and related expenses of counsel appointed by the Division to represent the parent or person.
b
Payment under this section shall be made as prescribed by rules of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2326. 1973 Ed., § 16-2326. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-22, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-2301. DC CODE § 16-2326 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 537, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 121(a); Sept. 23, 1977, D.C. Law 2-22, title IV, § 408(a), 409, 24 DCR 3341.)