How do I get in touch with the Chautauqua County Public Defender's Office. My son is in prison in Jamestown, NY and being shipped to Mayville, NY for a misdemeanor and felony charges lodged by his wife. I want to talk to his attorney. I am his father and need to know how to pay bail.
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The telephone number for the Public Defender's Office is(NNN) NNN-NNNN If you know your son's attorney's name, you can ask for them specifically, otherwise they should be able to look up your son's case and direct you to his lawyer. Unless your son has given his lawyer permission to speak with you about the specifics of his case, the lawyer may not be able to give you much information due to attorney-client privilege.
As to bail, if your son was granted bail by the court, all you need to do is contact a bail bondsman (there should be a number of them listed in the phone book). They'll handle the paperwork as far as release. They typically charge 10% of the bail amount -e.g., if bail was set at $10,000, you would have to pay $1,000. This money is non-refundable and the bondsman's fee for getting your son out of jail and putting up the rest of the money.
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