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

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Information for new and current clients regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)


 

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 have been arrested and need a Public Defender.

  • (302) 255-0130 in New Castle County
  • (302) 739-4476 in Kent County
  • (302) 856-5310 in Sussex County

Do not come to our office locations to request a public defender. Please call the numbers above and speak to the representative on the phone or leave a voicemail and someone will promptly return your call to schedule an intake interview over the phone. More information is available here.

CURRENT CLIENTS:

If you already have an attorney, please call. Contact information for attorneys is here. Please leave a message with a name, contact information, and case number. If you do not know who your attorney is, please call (302) 577-5200 for New Castle County, (302) 739-4476 in Kent County and (302) 856-5310 in Sussex County. If you are represented by an attorney from the Office of Conflicts Counsel, please call (302) 468-5074.

If you need assistance with a civil matter, please review this information from Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

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NOTE: The Delaware Courts are CLOSED to the public until June 13.

Do you need to post bail? Please check this link for more information


Para proteger a nuestros clientes y a nuestro personal del COVID 19 coronavirus, todas las entrevistas para registrarse y obtener los servicios de un abogado de la Oficina del Defensor Público serán realizadas por teléfono hasta nuevo aviso.

Sea tan amable de llamar al teléfono (302) 577-5148 dejando su nombre completo, su fecha de nacimiento y el número de su caso si acaso lo tiene. para solicitar una entrevista.

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