The Office of Indigent Defense Services, a division of the Department of Finance, in cooperation and consultation with other state agencies, professional associations and other groups interested in the administration of criminal justice and the improvement and expansion of defender services, provides financial services, guidance and statistical data to the judicial circuits of the State of Alabama.

The STAARS Vendor Self-Service (VSS) portal is now active and vendors are encouraged to register.  Please click here for more info.


It is vitally important that all Alabama citizens participate in the 2020 census to maintain congressional representation, improve roads and bridges, health care and so much more.
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