Indigent Appointment Plans

UNIFORM INDIGENT APPOINTMENT PLAN:
The Uniform Indigent Appointment Plan is the governing plan for all districts that have not requested modifications as of January 2, 2021. Districts that wish to make modifications even after the effective date should submit them using the below Verification of Uniform Appointment Plan or Request for Modification. Approved plans containing modifications are listed below by Judicial District.
Uniform Appointment Plan
Verification of Uniform Appointment Plan or Request for Modification
Model List Application
Orientation Packet
Public Defense Portal

APPROVED NON-PUBLIC DEFENDER COUNTY OR DISTRICT PLANS:
DISTRICT 4
  District 4 Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations-- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 5
  Pender County Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- December 31, 2020
DISTRICT 6
  District 6 Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 14, 2021
DISTRICT 7A
  District 7A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations-- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 7B & 7C
  District 7B & 7C Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations-- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 8A
  Greene County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases ) -- January 10, 2020
  Lenoir County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases ) -- October 16, 2019
  District 8A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations (all other cases ) -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 8B
  Wayne County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases ) -- September 14, 2020
  District 8B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations (all other cases) -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 9
  Franklin County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases) -- September 16, 2020
  Granville County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases) -- September 16, 2020
  Person County Contract Appointment Instructions (criminal cases and treatment courts) --
September 16, 2020
  District 9 Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations (all other cases) -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 9B
  Vance County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases) -- September 16, 2020
  Warren County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases) -- September 16, 2020
  District 9B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations (all other cases) -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 11A
  Harnett County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases ) -- June 1, 2020
Lee County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases ) -- April 15, 2020
  District 11A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations (all other cases) -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 11B
Johnston County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases ) -- September 14, 2020
District 11B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations (all other cases) -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 13A
District 13A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 13B
District 13B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 15A
  Alamance County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases) -- February 17, 2020
  District 15A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations (all other cases) -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 16A
Anson & Richmond Counties Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 17A
Caswell County Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases) -- April 15, 2020
District 17A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations (all other cases) -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 17B
District 17B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 19A
District 19A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations --December 4, 2020
  19A Judicial District Application for Appointment Lists
  Cabarrus Administrative Order About Fee Petitions -- Febrary 1, 2019
DISTRICT 19B
District 19B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 19C
District 19C Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 19D
  District 19D Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 20A
  District 20A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- December 31, 2020
DISTRICT 20B
  District 20B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 22B
  District 22B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 23
District 23 Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 24
District 24 Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 25A
Caldwell County Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- December 31, 2020
Burke County Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 25B
District 25B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 30A
  District 30A Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
DISTRICT 30B
District 30B Uniform Indigent Appointment Regulations -- January 2, 2021
   
PUBLIC DEFENDER DISTRICT PLANS:
Defender District 1 - Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank and Perquimans Counties -- November 12, 2020
Defender District 2 - Beaufort, Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington Counties -- November 12, 2020
Defender District 3A - Pitt County
  Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases) -- April 15, 2020
  Indigent Appointment Plan (all other cases)
Defender District 3B - Carteret, Craven, and Pamlico Counties -- July 1, 2020
Defender District 5 - New Hanover County-- November 12, 2020
Defender District 10 - Wake County
  Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal and per session cases) -- December 1, 2018
  Indigent Appointment Plan (all other cases) -- September 15, 2020
  Application for Civil Contempt Lists
Defender District 12 - Cumberland County -- December 15, 2020
Defender District 14 - Durham County
  Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal and per session cases) -- April 15, 2020
  Indigent Appointment Plan (all other cases) -- December 16, 2020
Defender District 15B - Orange & Chatham Counties
  Contractor Appointment Instructions (criminal cases and treatment courts) -- June 1, 2019
  Indigent Appointment Plan (all other cases) -- June 10, 2020
  Application for Indigent Lists
Defender District 16A Scotland & Hoke Counties  -- July 28, 2020
Defender District 16B - Robeson County -- March 20, 2020
Defender District 18 - Guilford County -- Oct. 15, 2020
Defender District 21 - Forsyth County -- July 7, 2020
Defender District 26 - Mecklenburg County -- July 22, 2020
Defender District 27A - Gaston County -- January 13, 2020
Defender District 28 - Buncombe County -- December 7, 2020
Defender District 29A - McDowell and Rutherford Counties -- January 20, 2019
Defender District 29B - Henderson, Polk & Transylvania Counties -- October 20, 2020