See Nome Census Area, 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.
Alaska State Public Defenders Office 221 W Front St Nome AK 99762 907-443-2281
The Nome Census Area Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Nome Census Area, AK. Some of these Nome Census Area public records are available upon request.Records available from the Nome Census Area Public Defender's Office
Public Defenders in Nome Census Area maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes Nome Census Area case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these Nome Census Area public records can be requested from Public Defenders.Confidential Records in Nome Census Area
Some Nome Census Area Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Nome Census Area 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 Nome Census Area Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.
Clients of the Nome Census Area Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Nome Census Area public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.Nome Census Area Financial Records
Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Nome Census Area, Alaska Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Nome Census Area 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 Nome Census Area. These requests can be made directly to the Nome Census Area Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.Contact the Nome Census Area Public Defender
You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Nome Census Area Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Nome Census Area Public Defender directly by email or telephone.