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The South Carolina Juvenile Collateral Consequences Checklist

Policies, Guidelines, Regulations & Orders

The SCCID is deeply committed to the ongoing quest of fostering and maintaining the highest principles of ethical conduct and professionalism among our 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, indigent defense commissions and other entities.

Attorney Performance Standards

SCCID Juvenile Representation Performance Standards effective July 1, 2013 - (154KB PDF)

SCCID Performance Standards (Non-Capital) for Public Defenders and Assigned Counsel effective July 1, 2013 - (74KB PDF)

Orders

Memorandum from Chief Justice Toal dated July 6, 2005: Ordering Additional Attorney’s Fees for Appointed Counsel

Memorandum from Chief Justice Toal dated July 8, 2005: Ordering Additional Fees for Investigative, Expert, or Other Services for Appointed Counsel

Order dated September 29,2006, published October 2, 2006: Procedures for the Processing of Indigent Defense Vouchers

SC Supreme Court Order 2011-11-21-01 dated November 21, 2011

SC Practice Rules 602 and 608

Rule 602 Defense of Indigents

Rule 608 Appointment of Lawyers for Indigents

Policies

Investigator Policies - Capital and Non-Capital - (10KB PDF)

SCCID Voucher Payment Policy (Revised 4-25-2013) - (43KB PDF)

Guidelines

Uniform Guidelines for Nomination of a Circuit Public Defender by a Selection Panel (Revised and republished 4-25-2008) - (24KB PDF)

Uniform Guidelines for the Selection of Circuit Public Defender Selection Panels (Revised and Republished 4-25-2008) - (48KB PDF)

Regulations

2012 Mileage Rate - (70KB PDF)

2013 Mileage Rate - (53KB PDF)

2014 Mileage Rate - (50KB PDF)

GSA - Per Diem Hotel Rates (Website Search)

GSA - Per Diem Hotel Rates As of April 1, 2014 (Download All) - (123KB XLS)

Acts

SC Indigent Defense Act of 2007 (Effective June 21, 2007)

Uniform Electronic Transactions Act - (45KB PDF)

Budget Provisos

2013-2014 Budget Provisos - (14KB DOCX)

Proviso 117.79 Fines and Fees Report - (14KB DOCX)

Practice Resources and Guides

The following helpful practice guides have been published by The Children's Law Office of the USC School of Law. They can also be found on the Children's Law Office website at http://childlaw.sc.edu.

Guide for Juvenile Defense Attorneys: Representing Children in South Carolina's Family Courts (2013)

Training & Resource Manual for Juvenile Defense Attorneys (2014)

The South Carolina Juvenile Collateral Consequences Checklist

Abuse and Neglect Hearings Benchbook

Investigators

Investigator Application - (8.50KB PDF)

Investigator Policies - Capital and Non-Capital - (10KB PDF)

SLED Investigator Frequently Asked Questions

Indigency Forms

Affidavit of Indigency and Application for Counsel (Appellate) - (15KB PDF)

Affidavit of Indigency and Application for Counsel (Domestic Relations) - (22KB PDF)

Affidavit of Indigency and Application for Counsel (General Sessions) - (22KB PDF)

Affidavit of Indigency and Application for Counsel (Juvenile Delinquency) - (22KB PDF)

Documents and Forms

Appendix to Part VI, SC Supreme Court Rules, Appendix A: Defense of Indigents Forms

Court Reporter Form (Revised 7/2/2014) - (347KB PDF)

Investigator Application - (8.50KB PDF)

SCCID Certification of Nomination of Circuit Public Defender - (10KB PDF)

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions in South Carolina Criminal Courts

Frequently Asked Questions About Expungements and Pardons in South Carolina Courts

SLED Investigator Frequently Asked Questions