§ 33-40-7-1 Application of chapter
§ 33-40-7-2 “Board” defined
§ 33-40-7-3 Establishment of board; members; terms; chairperson; meetings; termination
§ 33-40-7-3.5 Creation of multicounty public defender’s office; joint board
§ 33-40-7-4 Reimbursement for expenses
§ 33-40-7-5 Comprehensive plan
§ 33-40-7-6 Duties of board; term, removal, and qualifications of county public defender
§ 33-40-7-7 Duties of county or multicounty public defender
§ 33-40-7-8 Contracts to provide legal representation
§ 33-40-7-9 Assigned counsel system
§ 33-40-7-10 Court appointment of counsel or co-counsel
§ 33-40-7-11 Expenditures; reimbursement
§ 33-40-7-12 Conflict of interest

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 33 > Article 40 > Chapter 7 - County Public Defender Boards

  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • board: refers to a board established in an ordinance under section 3 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 33-40-7-2
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Population: has the meaning set forth in IC § 1-1-3. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5