12197 Public Defender Office

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Otsego County Public Defender 193 Main Street Cooperstown NY 13326 12.2 miles from 12197 607-547-8772


Chenango County Public Defender 12 Green Street New Berlin NY 13411 30.7 miles from 12197 607-847-8803

Fulton County Public Defender 55 East Main Street Johnstown NY 12095 32.8 miles from 12197 518-736-5820

Sherburne Public Defender 5 North Main Street Sherburne NY 13460 39.6 miles from 12197 607-674-4503

Chenango County Public Defender 27 West Main Street Norwich NY 13815 41.1 miles from 12197 607-337-1873

Schenectady Public Defender 519 State Street Schenectady NY 12305 42.2 miles from 12197 518-386-2266

Oneida County Public Defender 411 Oriskany Street West Utica NY 13502 42.7 miles from 12197 315-735-6671

Albany County Public Defender 60 South Pearl Street Albany NY 12207 49.4 miles from 12197 518-447-7150

Greene County Public Defender 411 Main Street Catskill NY 12414 51.4 miles from 12197 518-719-3220

Saratoga County Public Defender 40 McMaster St Ballston Spa NY 12020 51.8 miles from 12197 518-884-4795

Oneida County Public Defender 100 West Court Street Rome NY 13440 55.7 miles from 12197 315-334-7012

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About Public Defender Offices

What is the difference between a Public Defender and a Court-Appointed Lawyer?

Public Defenders are essentially employees of a public agency whose mission is to represent indigent defendants. Court-Appointed Lawyers are private practice attorneys that are contracted to provide representation to indigent defendants. Court-Appointed Lawyers may be utilized in cases where the Public Defender does not have the capacity to take on additional cases or where there is a potential conflict of interest for the Office of Public Defenders. Sometimes, the term Court-Appointed Lawyer is used to refer to both Public Defenders and private practice attorneys.

What are Community Defender Organizations?

Community Defender Organizations are non-profit defense counsel organizations that are funded by the federal judiciary. They provide legal representation to the poor as an alternative to Federal Public Defender Offices in some U.S. Districts.

How does a defendant qualify for a Public Defender's representation?

The court will determine whether a defendant qualifies based on their income level. The defendant may be required to provide financial documents and cost estimates from one or more attorneys in order to demonstrate an inability to afford representation.