Law Office of the Public Defender, DeKalb County, GA
The DeKalb County Public Defender’s office serves indigent clients facing charges across DeKalb County. The public defender has one office, which is located in Decatur, Georgia. Together with a team of investigators and specialists, the office provides quality defense services to clients who cannot afford to obtain private defense services when they face court related issues. Clients must request a public defender through the court in order to receive services through the DeKalb County Public Defender’s office. Once appointed, public defenders ensure that all clients receive the necessary services guaranteed by their 6th Amendment rights. These services include representation and legal counsel for misdemeanors, felonies, capital charges and some family court issues. All services are provided at no cost to clients assigned through the court system. For more information about available services, potential clients are encouraged to contact the DeKalb County Public Defender’s office directly using the information provided on this page.