bds celebrates 10 years of keeping families together

BFDP is the Family Defense Practice of Brooklyn Defender Services, a public defense organization that represents people who can not afford an attorney. 

Our staff are highly qualified and specially trained to provide excellent legal representation to people charged with a crime or facing child welfare proceedings. Every client receives the services needed to defend his or her case, including an investigator to track down witnesses or recover evidence, a social worker to address the life circumstances of our client and an excellent attorney who will analyze the legal issues in the case, try to negotiate a fair resolution of the matter and will represent the client at a trial.

BDS has a number of dedicated and specialized units which provide targeted services to adolescents, clients with mental illness, victims of trafficking, and clients with overlapping criminal and family court issues. 

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