Right to counsel

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Court Rule or Initiative, Incarceration for Fees/Fines (incomplete)

In cases involving the threat of incarceration for failing to pay criminal fines and fees, Pa. R. Civ. P. 122(A)(1) and (2) provide a right to counsel.  See also Commonwealth v. Farmer, 466 A.2d 677, 678 (Pa. Super. 1983) (stating that Rule 122 applies in the fines/fees context). 

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no