Palm Beach County Public Defender Records Search

See Palm Beach 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.

List of Palm Beach County Public Defenders

Belle Glade Public Defenders Office 2976 State Road 15 Belle Glade FL 33430 561-996-4880

Delray Beach Public Defenders Office 200 West Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach FL 33444 561-274-1522

Palm Beach County Public Defenders Office 3188 PGA Boulevard Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410 561-624-6560

Palm Beach County Public Defenders Office 421 3rd St West Palm Beach FL 33401 561-355-7500

Find Palm Beach County Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Palm Beach County Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Palm Beach County

Some Palm Beach County Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Palm Beach 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 Palm Beach County Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.

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

Palm Beach County Financial Records

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

Contact the Palm Beach County Public Defender

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