Court-Appointed Counsel

The Court of Common Pleas has promulgated a Policy for Fees and Expenses incurred by Court-Appointed Counsel, effective July 1, 2018. The Policy governs billing of fees and expenses for court-appointed counsel in all common pleas cases, except for attorneys that have been contracted with to provide representation with the County of Washington on behalf of the Court.

Fees and expenses submitted by court-appointed counsel must adhere to the Policy, and all requests for payment must be provided to Court Administration for approval using the appropriate cover sheet. Questions concerning the Policy should be directed to Court Administration at 724-228-6797.

Cover Sheets & Policies