Legal assistance

The following special education resources are divided into four categories: general special education resources, dispute resolution information, lawyer referrals, and specialized special education resources.  
Courts are required to provide a criminal defense lawyer (public defender) for a defendant who cannot afford an attorney. This publication describes how to get a public defender, general suggestions for working with a public defender, and steps to resolve a conflict with a public defender.
Self-help information about legal assistance and referral