The Delaware County Public Defender’s Office is located in Delhi, NY. With one Public Defender, Staff Attorneys and support staff, this office represents indigent criminal defendants throughout Delaware County. The Public Defender’s Office provides legal representation to indigent defendants in Delaware County who cannot pay for private counsel and risk losing their liberty if convicted. 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 Public Defender ensures that every accused citizen, regardless of financial resources, receives zealous and effective representation as mandated by the United States and New York Constitutions. The roles and responsibilities of Delaware County Public Defender’s Office are to provide legal representation, consultation, and advice to clients, represent clients through criminal investigative proceedings, create a defense plan, conduct investigative legal research, and interview the necessary clients and witnesses, work closely with clients, discuss relevant information and strategies. If you wish to have more information, please contact the Delaware County Public Defender’s Office by accessing the contact information listed here.