Allegany County, MD Public Defender’s Office

Allegany County, MD Public Defender’s Office

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The Allegany County Public Defender’s Office is located in Cumberland, Maryland. With one District Public Defender and one Supervising Attorney, this Public Defender’s office provides felony, misdemeanor, traffic, and juvenile delinquency legal representation to indigent clients in Allegany County. The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the rights of criminal defendants, including the right to a public trial without unnecessary delay and the right to a lawyer. The privilege of offering representation to those in need is the reason why the law has offered public defense services. The roles and responsibilities of the Allegany Public Defender’s Office are: providing legal representation, consultation, and advice to clients, representing clients through criminal investigative proceedings, creating a defense plan, doing investigative legal research, interviewing the necessary clients and witnesses, working closely with clients, discussing relevant information and strategies. For information about who qualifies for representation by the Public Defender’s Office and how and when you can apply, please visit their website.
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