How to Obtain the Services of a Greene County Public Defender

How to Apply

Step 1 – Complete the Application

You can download the appropriate Application below, or pick up the form at our offices.

Applications for Greene County Public Defender Representation

Click Here to Download an Application for Family Court Matters

Click Here to Download an Application for Criminal Court Matters


Step 2 – Bring the following in person to the office

  1. Completed Application
  2. Copy of all charges for criminal matters or copy of all petitions for family court matters for which you are applying
  3. Proof of income (pay stubs and or tax returns)


General Information

Interviews are generally conducted between 9:00 am and 4:15 pm.

Under certain circumstances phone interviews are conducted.

All communications are strictly confidential unless written authorization to speak with a third party is granted by the client

Client Authorization Form

Requests for adjournments must be made in advance of court appearance dates. Please contact the office as soon as possible upon need of adjournments and provide justification for your need. These requests are not guaranteed and are granted in the discretion of the Court.