Public Defender

The City of South Fulton’s Public Defender only provides representation for certain serious offenses, including:

  • DUI
  • Driving with no license or a suspended license
  • Fleeing and attempting to elude police
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Possession of a fake ID
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Racing
  • Sale of alcohol to a person under 21
  • Shoplifting
  • Underage possession of alcohol
  • Unlawful use of a license

The public defender represents only those whose incomes fall below a set level. Eligibility is determined through an application and interview process. A $50 application fee may be assessed pursuant to state and local laws. Complete a Public Defender Application.