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Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-14-201

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As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) “Indigent person” means any person who does not possess sufficient means to pay reasonable compensation for the services of a competent attorney;  and

(2) “Public defender” means any attorney appointed or elected under any act of the general assembly or any provision of a metropolitan charter to represent indigent persons accused of crime.

Cite this article: - Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-14-201 - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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