Indigent Defense

The Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit, desiring to establish a just, efficient, and vigorous indigent defender program which meets the requirements of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003 and the standards for indigent defense promulgated by the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, has entered an Order, dated August 30, 2005, that replaces the old Tripartite Committee with a newly-constituted Tripartite Committee to govern the indigent defense program for the Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit. The newly-constituted Tripartite Committee is authorized and directed to implement all changes reasonably necessary to comply with the requirements of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003 and the standards for indigent defense promulgated by the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council. 

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 Address: 101 E. Courthouse Square, Suite 4099
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 678-513-5959
 Fax: 678-513-5960
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Our Mission

The mission of the Indigent Defense Department is to establish a just, efficient, and vigorous indigent defense program which meets the requirements of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003 and the standards promulgated by the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council.