SCCID

Policies, Guidelines, Regulations, and Orders

SCCID is deeply committed to fostering and maintaining the highest principles of ethical conduct and professionalism among members. The adoption of guidelines and regulations has been one of the most notable developments in the delivery of indigent defense services.

Guidelines and regulations pertaining to attorney eligibility, caseloads, conflict of interest, indigency screening, attorney performance, and administration of indigent defense systems have been adopted by state and local legislation; state Supreme Court rule; national, state, and local public defender organizations; and indigent defense commissions, among others.

 

Attorney Performance Standards

Orders

SC Practice Rules 602 and 608

Policies

Guidelines

Regulations

Acts

Budget Provisos

Practice Resources and Guides

Investigators

Indigency Forms

Documents and Forms

FAQ

Adopting guidelines and regulations has been one of the most notable developments in the delivery of indigent defense services. Guidelines and regulations addressing important areas, such as:

  • Attorney eligibility
  • Caseloads
  • Conflict of interest
  • Indigency screening
  • Attorney performance
  • Administering indigent defense systems

These guidelines and regulations serve as standards and benchmarks to ensure consistent, quality legal representation to all clients across the state.


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