- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Article 18-B: Representation of Persons Accused of Crime or Parties Before the Family Court or Surrogate's Court
Section 722-D Duration of assignment
Whenever it appears that the defendant is financially able to obtain counsel or to make partial payment for the representation or other services, counsel may report this fact to the court and the court may terminate the assignment of counsel or authorize payment, as the interests of justice may dictate, to the public defender, private legal aid bureau or society, private attorney, or otherwise.