- Public Defender
When is My Next Court Date?
If you have not yet appeared in court and been appointed to our office, your best option is to call the court directly at 707-299-1100.
Visit the Napa County Superior Court website.
What Charges Are Filed Against Me?
Criminal charges are filed by the Napa County District Attorney, or her Deputies, in pleadings.
View links to courts in the Napa County area.
When a Loved One is in Custody
Find resources that give you guidance on what to do when a family member or loved one is in custody.
How Can I Communicate With a Loved One in Custody?
Those inmates who are without funds will be provided with at least two postage paid envelopes each week to permit correspondence with family members and friends, but, there is no limitation on the number of postage-free letters to their attorney and/or to the courts.
How Does Video Visitation Work?
Visit the Securus Technologies website.
How Can I Add Money to a Loved Ones Account?
Learn how to deposit funds for an inmate.
What Are the Alternates to Incarceration? (PDF)
View the alternatives to serving jail time.
Who Can I Call About a Mental Health Crisis?
Contact the Mental Health Crisis Line.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding public defense.
View a list of related agencies that offer legal and other public defense services.
The Napa County Sheriff's Office can tell you if there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest.
Dismissal & Expungement
In California, the courts may dismiss a criminal conviction for juveniles generally and for adults after a certain period of time.