19534 Public Defender Office

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Berks County Public Defender 633 Court Street Reading PA 19601 16.6 miles from 19534 610-478-6650

Lehigh County Public Defender 455 Hamilton Street Allentown PA 18101 21.5 miles from 19534 610-782-3157

Shenandoah Public Defender FURNACE St Shenandoah PA 17976 23.6 miles from 19534 570-462-9576

Berwick Public Defender 204 East 6th Street Berwick PA 18603 38.5 miles from 19534 570-752-4411

Lancaster County Public Defender 150 North Queen Street Lancaster PA 17603 43.3 miles from 19534 717-390-2300

Belvidere Public Defender 314 Front Street Belvidere NJ 07823 45.3 miles from 19534 908-475-5183

Luzerne County Public Defender 20 North Pennsylvania Avenue Wilkes-Barre PA 18701 46.3 miles from 19534 570-825-1754

Delaware County Public Defender 313 West Front Street Media PA 19063 51.8 miles from 19534 610-891-4100

New Jersey Public Defender 84 Park Avenue Flemington NJ 08822 53.3 miles from 19534 908-782-1082

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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.