Fairbanks Public Defender Records Search

See Fairbanks, 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.

List of Fairbanks Public Defenders

Alaska State Public Defenders Office Ste 1, 529 5th Ave Fairbanks AK 99701 907-458-6800

Find Fairbanks Public Defender Records

The Fairbanks Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Fairbanks, AK. Some of these Fairbanks public records are available upon request.

Records available from the Fairbanks Public Defender's Office

Public Defenders in Fairbanks maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these public records can be requested from Public Defenders.

Confidential Records in Fairbanks

Some Fairbanks Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Fairbanks 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 Fairbanks Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.

Clients of the Fairbanks Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Fairbanks public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.

Fairbanks Financial Records

Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Fairbanks, Alaska Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Fairbanks 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 Fairbanks. These requests can be made directly to the Fairbanks Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.

Contact the Fairbanks Public Defender

You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Fairbanks Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Fairbanks Public Defender directly by email or telephone.