Fresh Start 2.0

Individuals with a bench warrant from the Richmond County State Court will have the opportunity to resolve their case and/or remove the bench warrant without being arrested on the State Court case that led to the bench warrant.

Note, Fresh Start 2.0 is only available for  traffic and other misdemeanor cases from Richmond County State Court. Felony cases, ordinance violations, or any other non-Richmond County State Court cases are NOT eligible for Fresh Start 2.0.

If you would like to apply to be represented by a court-appointed attorney from the Public Defender’s Office, please click on this link: https://forms.augustaga.gov/forms/PublicDefender

Fresh Start 2.0 sessions are currently scheduled for Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 and Friday, September 24, 2021, with additional dates subject to demand.

Apply for a Fresh Start appointment here.