State v. Perez-Morales

Summarized by:

  • Court: Oregon Court of Appeals
  • Area(s) of Law: Criminal Procedure
  • Date Filed: 12-02-2015
  • Case #: A156226
  • Judge(s)/Court Below: Duncan, P.J.; DeVore, J.; & Flynn, J. Per Curiam.
  • Full Text Opinion

Trial court committed plain error in ordering a defendant to pay court appointed attorney fees without first considering his ability to pay.

Defendant appealed trial court’s imposition of court-ordered attorney fees, arguing trial court erred in imposing the fees without first considering Defendant’s ability to pay. The Court held that the trial court committed plain error in ordering Defendant to pay court appointed attorney fees without first considering his ability to pay. Portion of judgment requiring payment of attorney fees reversed, otherwise affirmed.

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