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Indigent Defense


Felony Indigent Coordinator (District Courts)

Linda Shannon
District Court Coordinator
PO Box 39
139 E. Main Street
Centerville, TX 75833
Tel:  903-536-1032
Fax: 903-536-1035
Affidavit of Financial Inability to Hire Attorney

Misdemeanor Indigent Coordinator (County Court)

Tammy Sanders
County Judge's Assistant
P. O. Box 429
130 E. St. Mary
Centerville, TX 75833

Phone: 903-536-2331
Fax:    903-536-7044

Texas Indigent Defense Commission 

An appointed attorney shall submit by October 15th each year a statement that describes the percentage of the attorney's practice time that was dedicated to work based on appointments accepted in this county for adult criminal cases and juvenile delinquency cases for prior 12 months that begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The report must be submitted through (1) the online form to the Texas Indigent Defense Commission OR (2) the form prescribed by the Texas Indigent Defense Commission to the court administration office in the county.
Attorney Reporting Requirements Contained in Article 26.04, CCP