Washington County Public Defender Records Search

See Washington 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 Washington County Public Defenders

Fayetteville Public Defenders Office 208 North College Avenue Fayetteville AR 72701 479-444-1595

Find Washington County Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Washington County Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Washington County

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

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

Washington County Financial Records

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

Contact the Washington County Public Defender

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