How do I get a court appointed attorney?
You must meet the following requirements:
- The charge must carry possible jail time.
- You must show a good faith effort to obtain an attorney.
- You must fill out an Affidavit of Indigency. This is a sworn statement of your income, expenses, property and net worth.
- The judge will make his decision to appoint an attorney based on this information. When you are appointed an attorney you will be given his/her name and instructions on how to meet with him/her.

Show All Answers

1. Who can I talk to about my case?
2. Can I speak with the Judge before my court date?
3. Can I pay my ticket before coming to court?
4. Can I get an extension of a court date or payment?
5. Can I pay my fine in installments?
6. What are the administrative fees and why must I pay them?
7. What happens in the different court hearings?
8. Do I need an attorney?
9. How do I get a court appointed attorney?
10. What happens if I miss a court date?
11. Am I allowed to attend court is I do not have a case on the docket?