Types of Cases that Office of Public Defense Handle

Felony

Gross Misdemeanor

Misdemeanor citations issued by Washington State Patrol or Snohomish County Sheriff

Misdemeanor citations issued by City Law Enforcement:

                    Darrington Police Department

                    Gold Bar Police Department        

                    Granite Falls Police Department

                    Mukilteo Police Department

                    Stanwood Police Department                    

Probation Violations

Ralj appeals

Tap Program

Family Support Civil Contempt:

          Contempt of courts cases involving non-payments of child support.

Juvenile offender cases

Involuntary Treatment Act cases


Case Types That OPD Does Not Do:

 
Cases filed in Federal Court

Cases filed in Bothell Municipal

                    Brier

                    Edmonds Municipal    

                    Everett Municipal 

                    Lynnwood Municipal

                    Mill Creek

                    Mountlake Terrace

                    Monroe 

                    Marysville Municipal

                    Sultan

Dissolution cases

Expungement

Landlord / Tenant disputes

Modification of Child Support

Probate cases

Traffic infractions