Public Defender's Office
Andrew Kossover, Public Defender
18 Lucas Avenue
Eligibility: In order to qualify for services, clients must fill out financial affidavits in each court. The judge in that court reviews the affidavit and, based on federal guidelines, recommends or denies assignment of the Public Defender.
Public Defenders are assigned to certain courts and
only work in those courts. Clients must accept services of that Defender
in order to receive representation.
Defender Based Advocate
Fees for Services: Public Defender services are free to indigent clients unless a judge orders repayment to Ulster County by client.