preamble

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit, desiring to continue an equitable, efficient, and vigorous defense of those in need program that meets the requirements of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003 and the standards for the defense of those in need promulgated by the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, established a needy Defense Committee to oversee the Indigent Defense program for the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit. The Indigent Defense Committee has the authority and direction to make any changes reasonably necessary to meet the requirements of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003 and the standards for Indigent Defense promulgated by the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council.