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"There can be no equal justice where the kind of trial a man gets depends on the amount of money he has." Griffin v. Illinois, 351 U.S. 12 (1956) ​​

The Public Defender Services funds all indigent defense for the State of West Virginia. Representation is provided by two methods: private attorneys on a court-appointed basis and full-time public defenders.​​


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COVID - Sample Motion
03/16/2020
COVID-19 poses a significant risk to individuals currently in regional jails, the majority of which are there pre-trial for low-level, non-violent charges......read more
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Public Defender Services
One Players Club Drive, Suite 301
Charleston, WV 25311

Phone: (304) 558-3905

Appellate Line: (304) 741-8647 
OVS Help Desk:
(304) 741-8650
Fax: (304) 558-1098
Voucher Processing Fax: (304) 558-6612​

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