Tuscaloosa Public Defender Records Search

See Tuscaloosa, AL 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 Tuscaloosa Public Defenders

Tuscaloosa County Public Defenders Office 714 Greensboro Avenue Tuscaloosa AL 35401 205-345-8200

Find Tuscaloosa Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Tuscaloosa Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Tuscaloosa

Some Tuscaloosa Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Tuscaloosa public. The rules vary by location, but in most places you cannot obtain case files and other records that are privileged according to Alabama State law. If you request a record that contains confidential information, the Tuscaloosa Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.

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

Tuscaloosa Financial Records

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

Contact the Tuscaloosa Public Defender

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