Public Defender Agency Divisions
The Criminal Division represents individuals charged with Felony and Misdemeanor offenses from arraignment through trial and sentencing, as well as Felony and Misdemeanor Petitions to Revoke Probation.
The Civil Division handles Child In Need of Aid cases, and represents minors in Juvenile Delinquency cases, and individuals subject to Civil Commitment proceedings.
The Appellate Division handles appeals statewide for Criminal, Child In Need of Aid cases, Juvenile Delinquency cases, as well as Post-Conviction Relief applications and Parole hearings.
The Administrative Section provides statewide administrative services and support to the Agency’s thirteen offices.