preamble

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit, in pursuit of a fair, efficient, and energetic indigent defense program that meets the requirements of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003 and the standards for indigent defense enacted by the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, has established an indigent defense committee to oversee the Needy Defense Program for the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit. The Indigent Defense Committee has the authority and direction to make any changes reasonable to comply with the requirements of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003 and the standards for indigent defense published by the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council.