The Forsyth County Public Defender’s Office is dedicated to preserving society’s interest in the fair administration of justice by providing zealous advocacy and upholding the Constitutional rights of
the People using superior legal knowledge, preparation, and trial skills.

We are committed to the community in which we strive to make sure everyone receives the rights and privileges afforded to them. Whether you are visiting this site to learn more about our office or to find information regarding your legal matter, we encourage you to explore this site in order to familiarize yourself with the legal process and our office.

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Complete the online form if you have been charged with a crime and have NOT been to your FIRST court date.  If you complete the form, you will not need to appear at your first court date (only the first).  You may also request counsel or waive counsel to represent yourself or hire an attorney by completing this form.  Please make sure all information is accurate and complete to be notified of your next court date.

Complete el formulario en linea si ha sido acusado de un delito y no ha estado en su primera fecha de corte.  Si completa el formulario, no necesitara comparecer en su primera fecha de corte (solo la primera corte).  Tambien puede solicitar un abogado o renunciar para representarse a si mismo o contratar a un abogado completando este formulario.  Asugurese de que toda la informacion sea precisa y complete para ser notificado de su proxima fecha de corte.


COVID-19 and Its Impact on North Carolina, NC Judicial System and Forsyth County

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Public Defender Clients in Forsyth County and How Your Public Defender’s Office is Handling It

If you have a court case in another county in North Carolina, please check NC Judicial Branch Coronavirus Update Page for more information.



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