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Is it possible to privately hire a public defender for my daughter? My

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Is it possible to privately hire a public defender for my daughter?

My 20 year old daughter did not qualify for a court appointed attorney.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Law Pro replied 5 years ago.
It all depends on the County that it's going on in - some Counties allow a PD to represent defendants privately - others do not. So it all depends on the County where the action is pending.

So you can contact the PD office and directly ask them if PDs are allowed to represent private clients.

If you can - then I would go with a PD because they are usually very experienced with the judges and DAs.
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