Ketchikan Public Defender Records Search

See Ketchikan, 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 Ketchikan Public Defenders

Alaska State Public Defenders Office Ste 204, 415 Main St Ketchikan AK 99901 907-228-8950

Find Ketchikan Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Ketchikan Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Ketchikan

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

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

Ketchikan Financial Records

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

Contact the Ketchikan Public Defender

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