South District Court during Tuesday afternoon arraignments
Mountlake Terrace Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 200
Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Methods of Verification
Approval and appointment of a Public Defender depends upon your income. You will need to submit an application and proof of income and expenses. Paperwork you should bring as proof includes (1 or 2 items from the list below):
Pay Stubs (2 most recent)
Social Security Insurance Award letter
DSHS General Assistance Award Letter (EBT)
Employment Security Benefits Report* (whether you are working or not), www.esd.wa.gov
Tax Return (most current)
Savings/Checking Account Information/Statement
Qualified Domestic Order (Child Support Enforcement Receiving)
Verification of Expenses: Rent Receipts, Utility Bills, Car Payments, etc.
*Note: The Employment Security Benefits Report is a “Data Mall Printout” that you can request from:
6405 218th Street SW, Suite 100
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
You will need to provide your Social Security Number.