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:

Fresh Start 2.0 sessions are currently scheduled for Wednesday, August 25th, 2021, Friday, September 24, 2021, and Friday, November 19th, with additional dates subject to demand.

A link to the application form will be posted on this page should an additional date or dates be added.