See Anchorage, AK Public Defenders and search free public defenders records. Public defenders are attorneys hired by the court to represent individuals who cannot afford legal representation.
Anchorage Public Defenders Office Ste 200, 900 W 5th Ave Anchorage AK 99501 907-334-4400
The Anchorage Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Anchorage, AK. Some of these Anchorage public records are available upon request.Records available from the Anchorage Public Defender's Office
Public Defenders in Anchorage maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes Anchorage Municipality case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these Anchorage Municipality public records can be requested from Public Defenders.Confidential Records in Anchorage
Some Anchorage Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Anchorage public. The rules vary by location, but in most places you cannot obtain case files and other records that are privileged according to Alaska State law. If you request a record that contains confidential information, the Anchorage Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.
Clients of the Anchorage Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Anchorage public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.Anchorage Financial Records
Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Anchorage, Alaska Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Anchorage public, and they can be requested from the Public Defender.Conflict of Interest Records
Public Defenders also file financial Conflict of Interest statements that can be requested through a public records request in Anchorage. These requests can be made directly to the Anchorage Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.Contact the Anchorage Public Defender
You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Anchorage Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Anchorage Public Defender directly by email or telephone.