See Orange 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.
Orange County Public Defenders Office Ste B15, 14 Civic Center Plz Santa Ana CA 92701 714-834-2144
Orange County Public Defenders Office 5000 Birch St Newport Beach CA 92660 949-757-7660
Orange County Public Defenders Office # 307, 341 the City Dr S Orange CA 92868 714-935-7578
Orange County Public Defenders Office Ste 200, 14120 Beach Blvd Westminster CA 92683 714-896-7281
Orange County Public Defenders Office Ste 400, 1440 N Harbor Blvd Fullerton CA 92835 714-626-3700
Orange County Public Defenders Office 23560 Pacific Island Dr Laguna Niguel CA 92677 949-249-5060
The Orange County Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Orange County, CA. Some of these Orange County public records are available upon request.Records available from the Orange County Public Defender's Office
Public Defenders in Orange County maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes Orange County case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these Orange County public records can be requested from Public Defenders.Confidential Records in Orange County
Some Orange County Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Orange 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 Orange County Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.
Clients of the Orange County Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Orange County public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.Orange County Financial Records
Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Orange County, California Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Orange 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 Orange County. These requests can be made directly to the Orange County Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.Contact the Orange County Public Defender
You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Orange County Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Orange County Public Defender directly by email or telephone.