Yuma Public Defender Records Search

See Yuma, AZ 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 Yuma Public Defenders

Yuma Public Defenders Office 2285 South 4th Avenue Yuma AZ 85364 928-314-1780

Find Yuma Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Yuma Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Yuma

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

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

Yuma Financial Records

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

Contact the Yuma Public Defender

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