§ 2B:24-1 Findings, declarations relative to municipal public defenders
§ 2B:24-2 Definitions relative to municipal public defenders
§ 2B:24-3 Appointment of municipal public defenders, chief municipal public defender
§ 2B:24-4 Requirements for municipal public defenders
§ 2B:24-5 Compensation of municipal public defender
§ 2B:24-6 Duties of municipal public defender
§ 2B:24-7 Representation of indigent defendants
§ 2B:24-8 Communications protected under attorney-client privilege
§ 2B:24-9 Eligibility for services of municipal public defender
§ 2B:24-10 Investigation of financial status of defendant
§ 2B:24-11 Eligibility of defendant under 18 years of age
§ 2B:24-12 Reimbursement to municipality
§ 2B:24-13 Lien on property of defendant
§ 2B:24-14 Compromise, settlement of claims
§ 2B:24-15 Books for recording liens
§ 2B:24-16 Collection of money due municipality
§ 2B:24-17 Application fee, waiver; deposit in dedicated fund

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 2B > Chapter 24

  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • certified mail: include private express carrier service, provided that the private express carrier service provides confirmation of mailing. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • person: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.