He thought he had a free court-appointed lawyer. Then he got a $10k bill.
by SHANNON NAJMABADI, The Texas Tribune
Nov 14, 2017 | 242 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Hill County Courthouse in Hillsboro.

He thought he had a free court-appointed lawyer. Then he got a $10k bill.

Defendants in Texas and across the country are sometimes asked to reimburse the government for the cost of their court-appointed lawyer through a practice called recoupment.



 
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