Maryland Public Defender in Greenbelt Maryland

Address and phone number for Maryland Public Defender, a Public Defender Office, at Ivy Lane, Greenbelt MD.


Name
Maryland Public Defender
Address
6411 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, Maryland, 20770
Phone
301-344-0600
Fax
845-255-6611
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

About the Maryland Public Defender

The Maryland Public Defender, located in Greenbelt, MD, represents defendants who cannot afford an attorney. The Public Defender fulfills the Constitutional guarantee of the right to have an attorney. In Greenbelt, the Public Defender Office provides legal representation to individuals facing incarceration without the financial means to hire their own lawyer.

You may contact the Public Defender for questions about:
  • Legal representation in Greenbelt
  • Criminal defense services and assigned counsel
  • Greenbelt Legal Aid, Bar Association and Defender Association
  • Public court records
  • Free legal advice
Greenbelt Public Defenders

The Public Defender Office serves individuals charged with breaking the law, including in civil and criminal cases. In Greenbelt, the Public Defender works with the Prince George's County and Maryland Public Defender Offices to ensure legal representation for accused offenders.

Free Legal Services

In Greenbelt, the Public Attorney Office provides legal services to those charged with a crime. This includes legal services for juvenile offenders charged in juvenile delinquency proceedings. Public Defenders also represent individuals in mental health proceedings, adult guardianship proceedings, or in proceedings where the individual's mental capacity is challenged.

Greenbelt Legal Representation

In addition to the Public Defender Office, Greenbelt residents can identify low-cost or no-cost defense services through the American Bar Association or the National Legal Aid and Defender Association. These bodies set professional guidelines on indigent defense services, including standards and practices to assure independence from interference and to guarantee timely and qualified representation.

Prince George's County Court Records

The Public Defender maintains court records on their trials, including cases before criminal courts and civil courts. These records may provide information about the trial, any plea bargain offers, and sentencing proceedings. Contact the Public Defender Office for more information about Prince George's County court records.

Maryland State Public Defender Offices

In addition to the Maryland Public Defender, many Public Defender Offices operate in Maryland. The state's Public Defender Commission oversees local Public Defenders. While local offices operate largely independently with minimal influence from state agencies, the Public Defender Commission directs policy at a state level.

Federal Public Defender

At the federal level, the Chief Federal Public Defenders represent individuals charged with crimes who cannot afford an attorney. Federal Public Defenders in Prince George's County, Maryland receive appointments from the court of appeals for a term of four years.

Contact the Maryland Public Defender

You may contact the Maryland Public Defender by calling 301-344-0600, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Maryland Public Defender, 6411 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, Maryland, 20770.


Map of Maryland Public Defender in Greenbelt Maryland


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