June 19, 2003 - Important Notice to All Indigent Defense Providers

* * * IMPORTANT NOTICE * * *
TO
* * * ALL INDIGENT DEFENSE PROVIDERS * * *


IF YOU SUBMIT AN INDIGENT DEFENSE PROVIDER’S FEE STATEMENT OR BILLING FOR WORK AND/OR EXPENSES, PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE IN THE PROCESS.


WORK DONE OR EXPENSES INCURRED THROUGH JUNE 30, 2003 – Providers must submit billings for work and expenses through June 30, 2003, even though the case is not closed or services are not complete. These billings should be submitted to the trial court as soon as possible, but not later than July 31, 2003. Fee statements for work or expenses prior to July 1, 2003, that are submitted to the court after July 31, 2003, will not be paid unless exigent circumstances prevented submission by the deadline.

WORK DONE OR EXPENSES INCURRED AFTER JUNE 30, 2003 – Providers should submit billings directly to the Office of Public Defense Services (OPDS) at the address below. Do not send billings for time worked and expenses incurred after June 30, 2003, to the court.
Office of Public Defense Services
Accounts Payable Section
324 Capitol Street
Salem, OR 97310-1400

Please call Marlene at (503) 986-5607 or Lorrie at (503) 986-5946 if you have questions.