See Sitka, 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.
Sitka Public Defenders Office Ste 203, 329 Harbor Dr Sitka AK 99835 907-747-6808
The Sitka Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Sitka, AK. Some of these Sitka public records are available upon request.Records available from the Sitka Public Defender's Office
Public Defenders in Sitka maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes Sitka City and Borough case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these Sitka City and Borough public records can be requested from Public Defenders.Confidential Records in Sitka
Some Sitka Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Sitka 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 Sitka Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.
Clients of the Sitka Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Sitka public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.Sitka Financial Records
Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Sitka, Alaska Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Sitka 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 Sitka. These requests can be made directly to the Sitka Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.Contact the Sitka Public Defender
You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Sitka Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Sitka Public Defender directly by email or telephone.