Alaska Department of Administration, Public Defender Agency
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  • Criminal
    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.
  • Civil
    The Civil Division handles Child In Need of Aid cases, and represents minors in Juvenile Delinquency cases, and individuals subject to Civil Commitment proceedings.
  • Appellate
    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.
  • Administrative
    The Administrative Section provides statewide administrative services and support to the Agency’s thirteen offices.