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31.215 Acceptance of fees by public advocacy attorneys prohibited -- Exceptions. (1) Except for attorneys appointed pursuant to KRS 620.100, 625.041, 625.080, and 31.120, no attorney participating in a public advocacy plan shall accept any fees for <br>the representation of any needy person as defined in this chapter from that person or <br>anyone for his benefit and the fees for representation of that person shall be limited <br>to the fees provided in this chapter. &quot;Fees&quot; shall include cash, property, or other <br>pecuniary benefits of any kind. (2) Any attorney participating in a public advocacy plan who receives or attempts to collect a fee from a needy person as prohibited by subsection (1) above shall be <br>guilty of a Class D felony. Effective: July 15, 2002 <br>History: Repealed, reenacted, and renumbered 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 283, sec. 15, effective July 15, 2002. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 241, sec. 3, effective July 14, 1992. -- <br>Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 155, sec. 39, effective June 17, 1978. -- Created 1976 <br>(1st Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 2. Formerly codified as KRS 31.250.

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31.215 Acceptance of fees by public advocacy attorneys prohibited -- Exceptions. (1) Except for attorneys appointed pursuant to KRS 620.100, 625.041, 625.080, and 31.120, no attorney participating in a public advocacy plan shall accept any fees for <br>the representation of any needy person as defined in this chapter from that person or <br>anyone for his benefit and the fees for representation of that person shall be limited <br>to the fees provided in this chapter. &quot;Fees&quot; shall include cash, property, or other <br>pecuniary benefits of any kind. (2) Any attorney participating in a public advocacy plan who receives or attempts to collect a fee from a needy person as prohibited by subsection (1) above shall be <br>guilty of a Class D felony. Effective: July 15, 2002 <br>History: Repealed, reenacted, and renumbered 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 283, sec. 15, effective July 15, 2002. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 241, sec. 3, effective July 14, 1992. -- <br>Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 155, sec. 39, effective June 17, 1978. -- Created 1976 <br>(1st Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 2. Formerly codified as KRS 31.250.

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31.215 Acceptance of fees by public advocacy attorneys prohibited -- Exceptions. (1) Except for attorneys appointed pursuant to KRS 620.100, 625.041, 625.080, and 31.120, no attorney participating in a public advocacy plan shall accept any fees for <br>the representation of any needy person as defined in this chapter from that person or <br>anyone for his benefit and the fees for representation of that person shall be limited <br>to the fees provided in this chapter. &quot;Fees&quot; shall include cash, property, or other <br>pecuniary benefits of any kind. (2) Any attorney participating in a public advocacy plan who receives or attempts to collect a fee from a needy person as prohibited by subsection (1) above shall be <br>guilty of a Class D felony. Effective: July 15, 2002 <br>History: Repealed, reenacted, and renumbered 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 283, sec. 15, effective July 15, 2002. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 241, sec. 3, effective July 14, 1992. -- <br>Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 155, sec. 39, effective June 17, 1978. -- Created 1976 <br>(1st Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 2. Formerly codified as KRS 31.250.

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