When is it necessary to utilize the services of a Public Defender?

A Public Defender may be appointed for offenses that you may be sentenced to jail time. The defendant must meet the eligibility requirements as determined by the judge.  After the Public Defender Application has been completed judges will approve or deny. 

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1. What are my legal rights?
2. When is it necessary to utilize the services of a Public Defender?
3. I am scheduled for Traffic Court but cannot make my appearance. What are my options?
4. I am scheduled to appear at my criminal case but cannot attend. What, if anything, are my options?
5. How do I submit a request for a continuance?