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Family & Friends
HOW DOES MY FAMILY MEMBER/FRIEND AQUIRE AN APPOINTED ATTORNEY?
Court appointed attorneys are determined by the court. The court will have your friend or family member complete the documentation to establish whether he/she is indigent. Once the court determines his/her status, he/she may have a court appointed attorney represent him/her.
IF MY FAMILY MEMBER/FRIEND QUALIFIES FOR AN APPOINTED ATTORNEY, WILL I KNOW WHO THE ATTORNEY IS?
If your attorney is a public defender, your attorney will let you know he/she works for the PAPD. Your friend or family member can give you the name of his/her public defender if he/she wishes to do so.
IF MY FRIEND/FAMILY MEMBER IS IN JAIL, HOW WILL THE PAPD CONTACT HIM/HER?
The PAPD will contact your friend/family member by phone, or visiting him/her in the jail.
I WANT TO KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON WITH MY FRIEND/FAMILY MEMBER'S CASE.
HOW DO I GET IN CONTACT WITH THE PAPD?
900 S. Polk, Suite 206
Amarillo, TX 79101
Monday - Friday | 8:30 - 5:00
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