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Rule 120-1-01 | Ohio public defender commission declaration of policy.


The Ohio public defender commission intends to define the manner and form under which the commission shall conduct its programs that provide, supervise, and coordinate legal representation pursuant to Chapter 120. of the Revised Code. The commission intends for these provisions to apply to assigned/appointed counsel and to county and joint county public defender systems. The commission further intends that these provisions be construed so as to ensure the provision of effective and meaningful legal services to qualified persons.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 120.03
Amplifies: 120.03
Five Year Review Date: 12/1/2020
Prior Effective Dates: 1/9/1978, 1/1/2000, 10/9/2009