Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: ODS offices remain operational. Please call if you need a public defender. More Info

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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


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Erase the Record 5k

This event has been postponed. Please check back at a later date for information about rescheduling.


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Adult Expungement Information Fair

This event has been postponed. Please check back at a later date for information about rescheduling.


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Information for new and current clients regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)
03/16/20
  Operations at the Delaware Courts have changed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (the coronavirus), but our office is still operational and accepting new clients. Please reach out at the below numbers  if you... READ MORE


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