Section 9. Schedule of fees for Child in Need of Care and Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings

The following fee schedule is hereby established for occasions in which the State of Louisiana compensates attorneys who represent children and their indigent parents in Child in Need of Care and Termination of Parental Rights proceedings:

A. Fees for in-court work: $75 per hour

B. Fees for out-of-court work: $50 per hour

C. Fees for a curatorship: $100 total, plus a maximum of $100 in reimbursable expenses

Courts may also order higher rates of compensation in extraordinary cases.