The application for a public defender is made available to you during your first court appearance (arraignment) or online. You must complete the application and be screened to determine if you qualify for an attorney.
Applications are accepted at the Clerk’s Office front counter
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please assist the clerk in this process by bringing the financial information required or noted in the application.