Office of the Public Defender - Cape May County Office



Office of the Public Defender - Cape May County Office
201 South Main Street
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Provides legal representation to citizens who cannot afford attorneys at both the trial and appellate levels


Phone (609) 465-3101
Fax (609) 465-3830
2nd Phone

General Info

Hours9:00 - 5:00 M-F
DirectorScott Sherwood Esq., Deputy Public Defender
Languages Other Than EnglishSpanish

Other Info

Last Update2014

The New Jersey Office of the Public Defender provides constitutionally mandated legal representation for adults and juveniles charged with criminal offenses who are unable to afford private lawyers. Once you have been found by the court to be eligible for public defender services, you are guaranteed certain rights as a public defender client. You also have certain responsibilities as a client including an obligation to pay reasonable costs of your representation.

Subjects: Cape May County, Legal, Courts