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Office of Defense Services (ODS)

Office of Defense Services



Our Mission

The Office of Defense Services provides legal services to indigent and incarcerated clients statewide. The ODS maintains offices in New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County.

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About ODS

Learn more about the Office of Defense Services (ODS) various departments and divisions like Central Administration, the Public Defender and the Office of Conflicts Counsel.

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Our Services

The Office of Defense Services has been an innovator in developing services to better serve our clients and the criminal justice system.

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Interpreters

The Office of Defense Services will provide necessary interpretive services for your legal representation free of charge.

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About the Office of Defense Services

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Continuing Legal Education

Continuing Legal Education

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The Office of Conflicts Counsel (OCC)

The Office of Conflicts Counsel (OCC)



Upcoming Events


27
MAR

Kent County Expungement Clinic

The Office of Defense Services, the Delaware State Housing Authority, and Rep. Sean Lynn are excited to host an expungement clinic for juveniles and adults in Kent County.


17
APR

Criminal Justice Council Meeting

The Chief Defender is a member of the Criminal Justice Council, the independent body of justice stakeholders who steer the state's criminal justice system.


From Our Blog


Welcome
02/07/17
Welcome to the Office of Defense Services’ brand new web site. We’ve put a lot of thought into how this web site would be designed, thinking about the needs of both our clients and employees.... READ MORE


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