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Attorney
Defendants have the right to have an attorney present at all criminal hearings. If you are unable to hire an attorney due to financial circumstances, you may qualify for a public defender. You must be screened to determine eligibility. Do not assume an attorney will be appointed to assist you.

Screenings
Screening dates are every Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Bring court documents with you to screening. The screener will need to know your next court date.
  • You must be interviewed in person. Defendants may not be screened via telephone.
  • Defendants should be screened at least two weeks prior to pre-trial hearing.
  • If you qualify for a public defender, contact information will be provided at that time.