If you have been charged with a crime involving possible incarceration, you may be eligible for public defender representation.
By law, the Office of Public Defense can only provide legal services to individuals who have been determined as indigent or at poverty level. The determination of indigency (based upon RCW 10.101) is made based upon several variables. These variables may include income, public assistance, expenses, assets, as well as other criteria.
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