Litchfield County Public Defender Records Search

See Litchfield County, CT 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 Litchfield County Public Defenders

Bantam Public Defenders Office 80 Doyle Rd Bantam CT 06750 860-567-3946

Litchfield Public Defenders Office 15 West St Litchfield CT 06759 860-567-3101

Find Litchfield County Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Litchfield County Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Litchfield County

Some Litchfield County Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Litchfield County public. The rules vary by location, but in most places you cannot obtain case files and other records that are privileged according to Connecticut State law. If you request a record that contains confidential information, the Litchfield County Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.

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

Litchfield County Financial Records

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

Contact the Litchfield County Public Defender

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