See Monroe County, FL Public Defenders and search free public defenders records. Public defenders are attorneys hired by the court to represent individuals who cannot afford legal representation.
Monroe County Public Defenders Office # 102, 4695 Overseas Hwy Marathon FL 33050 305-289-6015
Monroe County Public Defenders Office Ste 103, 50 High Point Rd Tavernier FL 33070 305-853-7410
Monroe County Public Defenders Office 801 Eisenhower Dr Key West FL 33040 305-294-2501
The Monroe County Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Monroe County, FL. Some of these Monroe County public records are available upon request.Records available from the Monroe County Public Defender's Office
Public Defenders in Monroe County maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes Monroe County case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these Monroe County public records can be requested from Public Defenders.Confidential Records in Monroe County
Some Monroe County Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Monroe County public. The rules vary by location, but in most places you cannot obtain case files and other records that are privileged according to Florida State law. If you request a record that contains confidential information, the Monroe County Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.
Clients of the Monroe County Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Monroe County public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.Monroe County Financial Records
Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Monroe County, Florida Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Monroe 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 Monroe County. These requests can be made directly to the Monroe County Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.Contact the Monroe County Public Defender
You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Monroe County Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Monroe County Public Defender directly by email or telephone.