Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2012

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2012

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Department for Public Counsel Services

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The Department for Public Counsel Services, formerly the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), provides legal representation to indigent persons who have a constitutional and statutory right to counsel in criminal and certain civil matters.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 211D S. 1-15 The Department of Public Counsel Services
St. 2005 C. 54 S. 1-9 An Act Providing Counsel to Indigent Persons

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