Hi, my name is Carlene.
Can you tell me the phone number for the public defenders office?
My divorce case has a court date of 5/5/09.
Employment / Labor Attorney
A. The public defender's office is in the phone book where you live.
B. You can't get a public defender for a divorce case. They are for criminal cases only.
Family Law Attorney
Mr. Garner is correct, the Public Defender is only available for a criminal case, not family law. However, you may want to check at the courthouse, as many counties have an office that will assist people who are representing themselves in a family law case. Here in Orange County it is called the Family Law Facilitator's office.
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