NAVAJO POLICY ON APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL & INDIGENCY

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I.      Authority and Considerations

        1.1        Appointment of Counsel

        1.2        Authority for Policy

        1.3        Scope

        1.4        Objective

        1.5        Purposes

        1.6        Approach

       

II.     Assessment of the Likelihood of Incarceration

        2.1        Advice of Rights

        2.2        Presumptions

        2.3        Assessment of the Nature of the Offense

        2.4        Assessment of the Defendantís Criminal History

        2.5        Determination of the Right to Counsel - When

        2.6        Speedy Trial Rights

        2.7        Diversion

        2.8        Appointment of Counsel

        2.9        Setting Trial Date

        2.10      Presentence Report

        2.11      Sentence

        2.12      Payment for the Services or Expenses of Counsel

        2.13      Authority to Control the Course of Proceedings

 

III.    Sentencing Alternates

        3.1        Presumption of Indigency

        3.2        Eligibility

        3.3        Initial Standards

        3.4        Eligibility

        3.5        Other Applicants

        3.6        Gross Income

        3.7        Contributions for Defense Fees and Costs

        3.8        Allowable Deductions from Gross Income

        3.9        Assets

        3.10      Allegations of Financial Profit

        3.11      Sale or Conversion of Assets

        3.12      Financial Statement

        3.13      Duties of the District Office of Probation and Parole

        3.14      Verification of Information

        3.15      Self-Incrimination

        3.16      Manner of Determining Representation Cost

        3.17      Revision of Indigency Standards and Forms

         

 

           

 

 

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