23-2216. Costs. The court may order reasonable fees of counsel and the child's guardian ad litem and other expenses of the action, including blood tests, to be paid by the parties in proportions and at times determined by the court. The court may order the proportion of any indigent party to be paid from the general fund of the county. After payment, the court may tax all, part or none of the expenses as costs in the action. No fee shall be allowed for representation of the petitioner by the county or district attorney. The fee of an expert witness qualified as an examiner of blood types, but not appointed by the court, shall be paid by the party calling the expert witness but shall not be taxed as costs in the action.
History: L. 1985, ch. 114, § 13; July 1.
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