Phone: (308) 432-6599 Text: (308) 207-5059
Fax: (308) 432-6594
It shall be the duty of the public defender to represent, within the county she serves, all indigent felony defendants, all indigent persons against whom a petition has been filed with a mental health board as provided in sections 71-945 to 71-947, and all indigent persons charged with misdemeanor offenses punishable by imprisonment, when appointed by the court.
A public defender shall not represent an indigent person prior to appointment by the court, except that a public defender may represent a person under arrest for investigation or on suspicion.
A public defender is not attorney for a defendant until appointed to represent him in the particular case by a judge.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM – 4:45 PM
To make an appointment please:
250 Main Street
Chadron, Nebraska 69337