Madera County Public Defender Records Search

See Madera County, CA 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 Madera County Public Defenders

Madera County Public Defenders Office 221 N I St Madera CA 93637 559-674-4696

Find Madera County Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Madera County Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Madera County

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

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

Madera County Financial Records

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

Contact the Madera County Public Defender

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