Chapter 25. Obtaining Expert Funding in Indigent Cases

Information in this chapter:

• Justifying extraordinary expenses
• Example language for an ex parte motion for expert funds
Anyone who deals with indigent clients knows that requesting funding is a basic part of getting an expert engaged. In this chapter we provide some sample language for an Ex Parte Order for Expert Funds as well as some information regarding dealing with extraordinary expense requests by covering some of the questions that a judge may want clarified in a case where you may need to engage a nonlocal expert and the answers to those questions.
Keywords
Ex Parte Motion, Extraordinary Expenses, Expert Witness Funds

Introduction

In cases involving indigent clients, you may have a need ...

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