Established in 1993, the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense establishes and monitors programs and services for the delivery of legal representation to indigent defendants charged with criminal offenses in the courts of the state. The agency also oversees the payment to court appointed attorneys for certain legal services performed on behalf of indigent clients in the Family Courts of the state.

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  • Error preservation : a quick-reference trial guide for South Carolina criminal defense attorneys 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    This quick-reference guide gives details about trial procedures.
  • Public defense 101 : fundamentals of the profession participant manual 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2018-12-14)
    Public Defense 101 covers Fundamentals of Practice for Public Defenders with fewer than 3 years' experience as a public defender. This seminar participant manual will provide useful information from the practical criminal ...
  • Fiscal Year 2019-20 accountability report 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2020)
    Each year the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense produces an annual accountability report for the South Carolina General Assembly and the Budget and Control Board. Included is a discussion and analysis, major ...
  • Proviso 117.21-FY20 Appropriations Act 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2020-11-02)
    This is a memorandum from South Carolina Legal Services on how the funds from the Appropriations Act were spent by the organization, the outcome measures used to determine success of their stated goals and their projected ...
  • Proviso 117.106 revenue/expense summary FY19-20 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-31)
    This is a listing of revenue and expenditures for the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense broken down by circuit and county. Expenditures are broken down by salaries, employer paid benefits, auto expense, non ...
  • FY19-20 Proviso 117.106 revenue detail 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-31)
    This revenue source for the Commission on Indigent Defense is broken down by circuit and county and the revenue sources are broken down by county, state, federal, municipal, other and non governmental.
  • Proviso 117.73 (fines and fee report) 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-31)
    This is the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense's report for fine and fee revenue to the Senate Finance Committee and the Ways and Means Committee.
  • Proviso 117.21-FY20 Appropriations Act 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-08)
    This is a memorandum from South Carolina Legal Services on how the funds from the Appropriations Act were spent by the organization, the outcome measures used to determine success of their stated goals and their projected ...
  • Fiscal Year 2020-21 agency budget plan (SC Commission on Indigent Defense) 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01-08)
    The South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense reports to the Office of State Budget its annual budget plan that includes a budget plan summary, recurring operating request, non-recurring operating request and capital request.
  • Fiscal Year 2018-19 accountability report 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    Each year the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense produces an annual accountability report for the South Carolina General Assembly and the Budget and Control Board. Included is a discussion and analysis, major ...
  • Proviso 117.21-FY20 Appropriations Act 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11-01)
    This is a memorandum from South Carolina Legal Services on how the funds from the Appropriations Act were spent by the organization, the outcome measures used to determine success of their stated goals and their projected ...
  • Practice standards for parents' attorneys in abuse and neglect cases 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2019-03-01)
    In abuse and neglect proceedings in South Carolina Family Court, a parent's fundamental liberty interest in the care and custody of his or her child(ren) is at stake. The State, through its exercise of parens patriae, ...
  • Proviso 117.73 (fines and fee report) 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2019-08-30)
    This is the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense's report for fine and fee revenue to the Senate Finance Committee and the Ways and Means Committee.
  • Proviso 117.109 revenue detail 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2019-08-29)
    This chart lists the funding amounts and sources for the Commission on Indigent Defense.
  • Proviso 117.21-FY19 Appropriations Act 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07-01)
    This is a memorandum from South Carolina Legal Services on how the funds from the Appropriations Act were spent by the organization, the outcome measures used to determine success of their stated goals and their projected ...
  • Fiscal Year 2017-18 accountability report 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    Each year the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense produces an annual accountability report for the South Carolina General Assembly and the Budget and Control Board. Included is a discussion and analysis, major ...
  • Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Accountability Report 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2017)
    Each year the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense produces an annual accountability report for the South Carolina General Assembly and the Budget and Control Board. Included is a discussion and analysis, major ...
  • Proviso 117.109 Revenue/Expense Summary FY16-17 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08-25)
    This chart gives the expenses and revenues of the Commission on Indigent Defense broken down by county name, salaries, employer paid benefits, auto expenses, non capital purchases, postage, rent, utilities telecom services, ...
  • Proviso 117.109 Revenue Detail 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08-25)
    This chart lists the funding amounts and sources for the Commission on Indigent Defense.
  • Fiscal Year 2015-16 Accountability Report 

    South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense (South Carolina State Library, 2016)
    Each year the South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense produces an annual accountability report for the South Carolina General Assembly and the Budget and Control Board. Included is a discussion and analysis, major ...

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