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4 Things to Know About Getting a Public Defender in Pennsylvania

After one gets arrested, there are many crucial steps to take. But, among those, hiring the right attorney is definitely at the top of that list.

If you find that you can't afford an attorney, there's always the option of applying for a court-appointed public defender.

With that said, here are 4 things to know about the process of getting a public defender in Pennsylvania: