Forms

Contract Attorneys-Information and Forms

Mental Health Professionals - Information & Forms

Investigators - Information & Forms

Title
Other Information
Revised Date
Downloadable Format
Appointment of State Public Defender
Used by judges to appoint OPD to represent a defendant, and by OPD regional offices to assign an attorney to the case.
02/05/13

Clients
Application for Court-Appointed Counsel
Applicants for OPD services must complete this form. The Eligibility Determination Policy can be found here.
10/3/16
Client Complaint Clients who wish to make a complaint against their public defender complete this form and submit to the regional office. The Client Grievance Policy can be found here.
01/09/08

All Attorneys
Closed Case Summary
All attorneys must complete this entire form for each case they are closing. Use the pre-populated form when available.
06/24/13
Closed Case Summary-Civil
Use this form when closing civil cases. Use the pre-populated form when available.
09/11/13
Request for Pre-Approval of Client Costs
OPD policy requires pre-approval of all client costs expected to exceed $200 per task in all cases. There are separate forms for Mental Health and Investigator Pre-Approvals.
05/08/13
Supplemental Request for Pre-Approval of Client Costs If costs are anticipated to exceed the pre-approved amount, the task must be resubmitted for approval of a supplemental amount on this form prior to incurring any additional costs.
05/08/13

All Contractors
Contractor Payment Process Detailed information for all vendors regarding the OPD payment process.
09/25/12
Application for Vendor ID Number (W9)
All vendors must have a state issued ID number.
06/16/09
Travel Expense Report Form
The following links may be useful:
State Travel Policy
Distance Calculator
09/22/11
Miscellaneous Claim Form, Conflict (For non-attorneys)
Submit directly to the OPD Conflict Coordinator
09/06/13
Miscellaneous Claim Form,
Non-Conflict (For non-attorneys)

Submit to the Regional Deputy Public Defender that assigned the case.
02/02/09
Transcript Claim Forms
Submit in addition to the appropriate Miscellaneous Claim form  
  Ordinary Transcript Claim Form
07/01/15
  Expedited Transcript Claim Form
07/01/15