See Pinal County, AZ Public Defenders and search free public defenders records. Public defenders are attorneys hired by the court to represent individuals who cannot afford legal representation.
Maricopa Public Defenders Office 16600 North Maricopa Road Maricopa AZ 85139 520-568-1887
Pinal County Public Defenders Office 400 South Central Avenue Florence AZ 85132 520-866-7194
The Pinal County Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Pinal County, AZ. Some of these Pinal County public records are available upon request.Records available from the Pinal County Public Defender's Office
Public Defenders in Pinal County maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes Pinal County case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these Pinal County public records can be requested from Public Defenders.Confidential Records in Pinal County
Some Pinal County Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Pinal County public. The rules vary by location, but in most places you cannot obtain case files and other records that are privileged according to Arizona State law. If you request a record that contains confidential information, the Pinal County Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.
Clients of the Pinal County Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Pinal County public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.Pinal County Financial Records
Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Pinal County, Arizona Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Pinal 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 Pinal County. These requests can be made directly to the Pinal County Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.Contact the Pinal County Public Defender
You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Pinal County Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Pinal County Public Defender directly by email or telephone.