Indigent Defense

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”on” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_fullwidth_image src=”https://cuc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/IndigentDefense.jpg” _builder_version=”3.0.87″ animation_style=”fade” animation_duration=”500ms” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” animation=”fade_in”][/et_pb_fullwidth_image][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”1_2″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_image src=”https://cuc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/TechShareID.png” admin_label=”ID Image” _builder_version=”3.0.87″ animation_style=”slide” animation_direction=”left” animation_duration=”500ms” animation_intensity_slide=”10%” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” animation=”left” sticky=”off”][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label=”Project Description” _builder_version=”3.0.87″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]TechShare.Indigent Defense is a web-based solution designed to streamline processes across the justice system to ensure defendants are appointed attorneys based on county regulations, attorneys are paid electronically, and counties are accurately representing how tax dollars are spent.
[/et_pb_text][et_pb_button button_url=”https://cuc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Indigent-Defense-Overview_One-Pager.pdf” url_new_window=”on” button_text=”Download Flyer” button_alignment=”left” admin_label=”Download One-Pager” _builder_version=”3.16″ button_letter_spacing_hover=”0″ button_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_text_size__hover_enabled=”off” button_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_text_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_width__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_border_radius__hover_enabled=”off” button_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”on” button_letter_spacing__hover=”0″ button_one_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_letter_spacing__hover_enabled=”off” button_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_one_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off” button_two_bg_color__hover_enabled=”off”][/et_pb_button][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_2″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_accordion admin_label=”Indigent FAQ” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ use_border_color=”off”][et_pb_accordion_item title=”What is TechShare.Indigent Defense? ” open=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ title_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”0em” title_text_shadow_vertical_length=”0em” title_text_shadow_blur_strength=”0em” body_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”0em” body_text_shadow_vertical_length=”0em” body_text_shadow_blur_strength=”0em”]The TechShare.Indigent Defense program helps counties maintain quality, cost-effective indigent defense systems that meet the needs of local communities and the requirements of the Constitution and state law. Often times, the burden of indigent defense falls to counties and our programs help manage the costs to help counties effectively budget and run more efficient programs.
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  • Anderson County
  • Atascosa County
  • Bell County
  • Brown County
  • Coryell County
  • Dallas County
  • Ellis County
  • Kaufman County
  • Henderson County
  • Medina County
  • Mills County
  • Montgomery County
  • Real County
  • Tarrant County
  • Uvalde County
  • Victoria County
  • Wilson County

[/et_pb_accordion_item][et_pb_accordion_item title=”Can additional counties join the program? ” open=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ title_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”0em” title_text_shadow_vertical_length=”0em” title_text_shadow_blur_strength=”0em” body_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”0em” body_text_shadow_vertical_length=”0em” body_text_shadow_blur_strength=”0em”]Grants are available through the Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC) to assist counties with implementing this software. TechShare has resources to apply for this funding on behalf of your county. Check the TIDC website for grant opportunities.
[/et_pb_accordion_item][/et_pb_accordion][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_color=”#ffffff” transparent_background=”off”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”1_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_blurb title=”How Does it Work?” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%107%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ admin_label=”How it Works” _builder_version=”3.0.87″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#0c71c3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]The biggest benefit comes from automating compliance with the Fair Indigent Defense Act. Additionally, counties can receive, review, and maintain records for attorneys approved for public appointment for indigent defendants.
[/et_pb_blurb][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_blurb title=”Who Qualifies?” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%168%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ admin_label=”Who Qualifies” _builder_version=”3.0.87″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#0c71c3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]Defendants who cannot afford to hire a private attorney are constitutionally entitled to receive appointed counsel. Counties recognize this activity as providing indigent defense services.
[/et_pb_blurb][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_blurb title=”Why is it Important?” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%149%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ admin_label=”State Compliance” _builder_version=”3.0.87″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#0c71c3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]The Texas Fair Defense Act of 2001 requires formal and fair procedures for appointing lawyers to indigent defendants. The system automates this process, which ensures compliance without depleting valuable resources.
[/et_pb_blurb][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_blurb title=”What are the Benefits?” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%259%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ admin_label=”What are the Benefits” _builder_version=”3.0.87″ header_font=”|on|||” header_text_color=”#0c71c3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]The system streamlines processes across all parties, ensuring defendants are appointed attorneys based on county regulations, attorneys are paid electronically, and counties are accurately representing how tax dollars are spent.
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NOTE: Fiscal Year 2014 includes a one-time disbursement of $15M from unexpended balances in the Fair Defense Account. Actual and budgeted amounts for fiscal years 2013–2015 provided by the agency as of March 2014. Texas Indigent Defense Commission

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Participating Counties


 
[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row parallax_method_1=”off” parallax_method_2=”off” parallax_method_3=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off”][et_pb_blurb title=”Anderson County” url=”http://www.co.anderson.tx.us/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Anderson County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 58,458 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Atascosa County” url=”http://www.co.anderson.tx.us/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Atascosa County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 48,981 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Bell County” url=”http://www.bellcountytx.com/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Bell County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 347,833 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Brown County” url=”http://www.browncountytx.org/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Brown County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 38,053 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Coryell County” url=”http://www.coryellcounty.org/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Coryell County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 74,913 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off”][et_pb_blurb title=”Ellis County” url=”https://www.co.ellis.tx.us/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Henderson County” _builder_version=”3.18.8″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]

Population: 173,620 (2017)

[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Henderson County” url=”http://www.kaufmancounty.org” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Henderson County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 81,064 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Kaufman County” url=”http://www.kaufmancounty.org” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Kaufman County” _builder_version=”3.18.8″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]

Population: 103,350 (2017)

[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Medina County” url=”http://www.medinacountytexas.org/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Medina County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 50,066 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Mills County” url=”http://www.co.mills.tx.us/default.aspx?Mills_County/Home” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Mills County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 4,921 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off”][et_pb_blurb title=”Montgomery County” url=”http://www.mctx.org/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Montgomery County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 570,934 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Real County” url=”http://www.co.real.tx.us/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Real County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 3,429 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Tarrant County” url=”http://www.tarrantcounty.com/en.html” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Tarrant County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 2.05 M (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Uvalde County” url=”http://www.uvaldecounty.com/index.php” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Uvalde County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 27,132 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Victoria County” url=”http://www.victoriacountytx.org/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Victoria County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 92,084 (2017)
[/et_pb_blurb][et_pb_blurb title=”Wilson County” url=”http://www.victoriacountytx.org/” url_new_window=”on” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%49%%” icon_color=”#0c2475″ icon_placement=”left” admin_label=”Wilson County” _builder_version=”3.0.93″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” max_width_tablet=”50px” use_border_color=”off”]Population: 49,304 (2017)
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