If you are requesting representation by the Office of Public Defender, you must do the following:
Come to the Public Defender’s Office to apply at least seven (7) days prior to your scheduled court date;
Provide the Public Defender’s Office a copy of your Criminal Complaint;
Provide Proof of Income. Proof of income may be ONE (1) of the following;
Two (2) Most Recent Pay Stubs
Statement from Unemployment
Statement Regarding Social Security Benefits
If you have no identifiable source of income and are being provided for by a third party (Mother, Father, Boyfriend, Girlfriend, etc.) you must provide a letter from that person with good contact information.