The South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense publishes documents related to its agency mission of legal representation to indigent defendants charged with criminal offenses in the courts of the state

Recent Submissions

  • SCCID Voucher Payment Policy 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2007-09-25)
    This document describes the payment policy for indigent defense lawyers.
  • Uniform Guidelines for the Selection of Circuit Public Defender Selection Panels 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2008-03-25)
    The 2007 Indigent Defense Act provides that each county must elect its representative(s) from the active licensed attorneys who reside within each county to serve on its Circuit Public Defender Selection Panel. The ...
  • Uniform Guidelines for Nomination of a Circuit Public Defender by a Selection Panel 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2008-04-25)
    Each Circuit Public Defender Selection Panel is responsible for nominating a person to serve as the Circuit Public Defender for their circuit. This is a list of guidelines to follow in that selection.
  • Performance Standards for Public Defenders and Assigned Counsel (Non-Capital) 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2013-07-01)
    Juvenile delinquency proceedings in the South Carolina Family Court are fundamentally different than adult criminal cases. Judges are charged by the South Carolina Code of Laws with acting in the “best interests of the ...
  • Performance Standards for Indigent Defense in Juvenile Cases 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2013-07-01)
    Juvenile delinquency proceedings in the South Carolina Family Court are fundamentally different than adult criminal cases. Judges are charged by the South Carolina Code of Laws with acting in the “best interests of the ...
  • The South Carolina Juvenile Collateral Consequences Checklist 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2013-08)
    Federal and state laws impose a range of collateral consequences that affect the opportunities available to youth involved in the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Children who have pled or have been found guilty of ...
  • Capital and Non-Capital Investigator Policies 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2009-02-19)
    This gives the rules and guidelines for investigators that agree to adhere to investigator policies and rates established by SCCID. In order to receive payment from SCCID an investigator must be on the list of approved ...