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.
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.
The Office of Defense Services has been an innovator in developing services to better serve our clients and the criminal justice system.
About the Office of Defense Services
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.
The Office of Defense Services, in partnership with the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice, is hosting an expungement clinic for juveniles in Sussex County. The clinic will be at the Thurman Adams Service Center in Georgetown.
From Our Blog
Celebrating Gault by advancing juvenile justice
The Office of Defense Services, along with House Democrats, introduced a series of juvenile justice reform bills that will help kids touched by the criminal justice system have a chance of leading successful lives. The... READ MORE