See Cochise County, AZ Public Defenders and search free public defenders records. Public defenders are attorneys hired by the court to represent individuals who cannot afford legal representation.
Cochise County Public Defenders Office 100 Colonia De Salud Sierra Vista AZ 85635 520-803-3270
Cochise County Public Defenders Office 11 CLAWSON Ave Bisbee AZ 85603 520-432-9263
The Cochise County Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Cochise County, AZ. Some of these Cochise County public records are available upon request.Records available from the Cochise County Public Defender's Office
Public Defenders in Cochise County maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes Cochise County case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these Cochise County public records can be requested from Public Defenders.Confidential Records in Cochise County
Some Cochise County Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Cochise County public. The rules vary by location, but in most places you cannot obtain case files and other records that are privileged according to Arizona State law. If you request a record that contains confidential information, the Cochise County Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.
Clients of the Cochise County Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Cochise County public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.Cochise County Financial Records
Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Cochise County, Arizona Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Cochise County 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 Cochise County. These requests can be made directly to the Cochise County Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.Contact the Cochise County Public Defender
You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Cochise County Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Cochise County Public Defender directly by email or telephone.