Genesse County, NY Public Defender’s Office

Genesse County, NY Public Defender’s Office

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The Genesse County Public Defender’s Office is located in Batavia, NY. With one Public Defender, five Assistant Public Defenders, the attorneys in the Criminal Defense Section represent individuals who cannot afford to hire counsel who are charged with Felony, Misdemeanor and Violation level offenses in all of the criminal courts of the county (Genesee County Court, Batavia City Court, Town Courts and Village Courts). In addition, with one Senior Assistant Public Defender and two Assistant Public Defenders, the attorneys in the Family Court Section provide legal representation to individuals who cannot afford an attorney, and who are parties in proceedings before the Family Court of this County dealing with issues of custody of children or the loss of liberty, such as custody, abuse and neglect, termination of parental rights and family offense proceedings. The Family Court Section also provides representation to juveniles petitioned to the Family Court as Juvenile Delinquents or Persons in Need of Supervision. The primary goals of the Public Defenders Office are to provide the best possible representation to each individual client, guarantee the protection of the individual client’s rights and focus on alternatives to incarceration, both pretrial and dispositional, with a particular emphasis on treatment alternatives and more. For further assistance, you should visit their website.
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