How do I request a Court appointed attorney?

On your first appearance in court when your name is called for a plea, you may ask the judge for a court-appointed attorney. You will fill out an application to the best of your ability. The application fee is $50.00 Make sure that all your information is up to date. This will ensure that the public defender’s office has a way to contact you. (By filling out this form will not guarantee you a court-appointed attorney, this application will have to be reviewed and accepted by the public defender’s office.