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  211.281.  Costs how adjudged, collected. — The costs of the proceedings in any case in the juvenile court may, in the discretion of the court be adjudged against the parents of the child involved or the informing witness as provided in section 211.081, as the case may be, and collected as provided by law.  All costs not so collected shall be paid by the county.


(L. 1957 p. 642 § 211.320)

(1976) Fees of appointed counsel in juvenile court matters are not "costs" and county is not required to pay appointed attorneys who represent indigent juveniles. State ex rel. Cain v. Mitchell (Mo.), 543 S.W.2d 785.

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