The Alger County Public Defender’s Office is located in Munising, Michigan. They are committed to achieving justice by protecting the rights guaranteed by the Constitution and ensuring that indigent clients receive fair and equal justice. The Alger County Public Defenders provide constitutionally mandated public defense competently, effectively, efficiently, ethically, and vigorously for all defendants. Regardless of economic condition, race, religion, or national origin, all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. An individual must apply for a public defender by completing a detailed financial statement and agreeing to provide documentation concerning income, assets and debts for the person and the person’s spouse if any. This information is generally provided to a court employee who reviews the financial information and recommends to the judge whether or not the person is eligible for government-paid counsel. If the court has assigned a public defender to your case in Alger County, don’t hesitate to contact the office head for further assistance.