The New Hampshire Public Defender is a private, nonprofit corporation with a local office in Manchester, NH. This office consists of one Managing Attorney, Public Defenders, Panel Attorneys and other legal staff representing indigent people accused of crimes in Hillsborough County North, including Manchester and surrounding towns. The New Hampshire Public Defender represents indigent people charged in New Hampshire courts with crimes that carry the possibility of jail time upon conviction. These offenses include Class A misdemeanors, which carry a maximum penalty of one year in jail, and felonies, which have the possibility of a state prison sentence of more than one year upon conviction. They also represent indigent juveniles charged with delinquency offenses and indigent adults or juveniles who have appealed their convictions to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. In addition, this office represents people who have been charged with homicide and those who are alleged to have violated their probation, parole, or a condition of a previously suspended sentence. If you require any further information, kindly contact the New Hampshire Public Defender’s Manchester Office.