How can I apply for a Public Defender?

You can only apply for a Public Defender in court. The Judge will determine if you are eligible according to the offense and your income. The Public Defender fee is $200.

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1. Is my ticket payable?
2. Why do I have to get a new court date, when I have one on my speeding violation summons?
3. If I pay my ticket, how many points will I get on my license?
4. How much is my fine?
5. Can I pay my fines over the telephone?
6. Do you have an interpreter?
7. Will I need a lawyer?
8. How can I apply for a Public Defender?
9. What should I do if I do not have my complaint or summons number?
10. Does my ticket carry any points?
11. Why is my offense court appearance required?
12. How long does court usually last?
13. Can I reschedule my court date on the day of court?
14. What happens if I miss court?