Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 30. Mental Health
Section 905. Fees and Expenses For Judicial Proceedings.
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AS 47.30.905. Fees and Expenses For Judicial Proceedings.

(a) The witnesses, expert witnesses, and the jury in commitment proceedings under AS 47.30.660 - 47.30.915 are entitled to the fees, compensation, and mileage established by the administrative rules of court for other jurors and witnesses. Compensation, mileage, fees, transportation expenses for a respondent, and other expenses arising from evaluation and commitment proceedings shall be audited and allowed by the superior court of the judicial district in which the proceedings are held. To the extent that services of a peace officer are used to carry out the provisions of AS 47.30.660 - 47.30.915, the officer is entitled to fees and actual expenses from the same source and in the same manner as for the officer's other official duties.

(b) An attorney appointed for a person under AS 47.30.660 - 47.30.915 shall be compensated for services as follows:

(1) the person for whom an attorney is appointed shall, if the person is financially able under standards as to financial capability and indigency set by the court, pay the costs of the legal services;

(2) if the person is indigent under those standards, the costs of the services shall be paid by the state.

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