Seward Bluff County, NE Public Defender’s Office

Seward Bluff County, NE Public Defender’s Office

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The Seward Bluff County Public Defender’s Office is located in Seward, Nebraska. With one Public Defender and one Deputy Public Defender, the office provides legal representation for incapacitated parties at hearings before the Mental Health Board. The Seward County Public Defender is an elected official for a four-year term. The responsibilities of the office include legal representation of indigent defendants charged with both misdemeanor and felony offenses. The mission of the Seward County Public Defender’s Office is to provide high-quality legal representation for all indigent defendants and advocate zealously to protect every client’s Constitutional rights. If you are charged with an offense that may result in jail time and cannot afford an attorney, you can request the County Court that a Public Defender (a court-appointed attorney) be appointed to represent you at no cost to you. The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees an accused the right to representation by counsel in serious criminal prosecutions. The responsibility for appointing counsel in federal criminal proceedings for those unable to bear the cost of representation has historically rested in the federal judiciary. You should contact the Seward Bluff County Public Defender’s Office for further assistance.
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