It's my first court appearance, will the Public Defender be there?

No. The Public Defender does not appear at the arraignment calendar. You will need to appear as scheduled and once there, you will have the opportunity to complete a financial screening to qualify for a public defender.  

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1. It's my first court appearance, will the Public Defender be there?
2. Does the Public Defender handle my traffic ticket, too?
3. Does the Public Defender take care of my DOL hearing?
4. Where is the Public Defender's Office?
5. Where can I meet with the Public Defender?