Vermont State Public Defenders Office 1129 Main St St. Johnsbury VT 05819 40.4 miles from 05901 802-751-0444
New Hampshire Public Defenders Office Ste 300, 134 Main St Littleton NH 03561 44.2 miles from 05901 603-444-1185
A public defender is an attorney who represents people who cannot afford to hire legal representation. Public defenders also represent juveniles, people facing civil commitment, and others who need legal advocacy but cannot afford an attorney. Public defenders are appointed by the court.
Public defenders keep records on their cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents. Some of these records are available to the public.