The Houston County Public Defender's Office provides representation to adult indigent persons who are charged with a crime.
Attorneys in the State Court Public Defender's office provide representation for misdemeanor and traffic offenses in State Court and check cases in Magistrate Court. To determine whether you qualify for representation in these courts, you should contact the office at (478) 218-4876.
Attorneys in the Superior Court Public Defender's office handle felony charges. You can contact the office at (478) 218-4870.
To determine whether you qualify for representation in Superior Court, you should contact the Indigent Defense Coordinator at (478) 218-4846.
Neither office is permitted to give legal advice by telephone, and all persons must meet income guidelines in order to qualify for legal representation. Persons requiring representation in any other court should contact personnel in that particular court.
State Court Public Defender Office Fax: (478) 218-4879
Superior Court Public Defender Office Fax: (478) 218-4875