Public Defender's Office


The Office of Public Defender represents criminal cases in the Conasauga Judicial Circuit brought before the following courts in Murray and Whitfield counties:

  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Juvenile Court
  • Magistrate Court
  • Probate Court
  • Superior Court

View the mission of the Office of Public Defender.

Applying for Our Services

If you have been arrested on criminal charges in Murray or Whitfield counties in the courts described above, you can apply for our services at that county's office location from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Necessary Paperwork

Applicants will need to bring any paperwork regarding their court case (notice of court date, charging documents / citations, bond paper, etc.), as well as any documents they might have with regards to their income (check stub from employer, SSI documents, food stamp documents, etc.).

Evaluation of Application

Once completed, the application will be evaluated based on the State of Georgia's standards and guidelines for determining indigence. Upon qualification, an attorney will be assigned to the case in a prompt manner.