Can my Public Defender handle my civil case?

Public Defenders by law are restricted to representing indigent persons accused of serious crimes in Navajo County. By law, Public Defenders are prohibited from defending anybody on any matter other than cases assigned to their office.

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1. My lawyer hasn't contacted / visited me yet and my hearing is tomorrow. Why not?
2. My lawyer won't return my mother / father / wife / brother / sister / son / daughter / other relative / friend / boss's phone calls concerning my case.
3. Are public defenders real attorneys? What kind of training do they receive?
4. What is the difference between a Public Defender, the Legal Defender, and an attorney in the private sector?
5. Can my Public Defender handle my civil case?
6. Do police have to read me my rights before they talk to me?