Van Buren County Public Defender Records Search

See Van Buren County, AR 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 Van Buren County Public Defenders

Van Buren County Public Defenders Office 286 Court St Clinton AR 72031 501-745-7540

Find Van Buren County Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Van Buren County Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Van Buren County

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

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

Van Buren County Financial Records

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

Contact the Van Buren County Public Defender

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