Tuscaloosa County Public Defender Records Search

See Tuscaloosa County 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.


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


Find Tuscaloosa County Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Tuscaloosa County Public Defender's Office

Public Defenders in Tuscaloosa County 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 County

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

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

Tuscaloosa County Financial Records

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

Contact the Tuscaloosa County Public Defender

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