COVID-19 & THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Information about the impacts to the Criminal Justice System resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic
290 Registry - Petition for Removal
View a flyer with information about the process for 290 registry removal or email us at [email protected]
Marijuana Conviction Dismissals and Reductions
Get information about marijuana conviction dismissals and reducitons in Santa Clara County as a result of the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Find case file numbers and filing dates provided by the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
The Santa Clara County Dept. of Correction provides the most recent known information about inmates, including an inmate's location and next scheduled court date.
Welcome to the Law Offices of the Santa Clara County Alternate Defender web site. The office of the Alternate Defender was established in 1996, and currently has a dedicated and diverse staff of over 30 Deputy Alternate Defenders, Investigators, Paralegals, and Support Staff. We are committed to ensure that the right to effective and competent legal representation in criminal and juvenile delinquency cases is a reality for those in Santa Clara County who cannot afford to hire a lawyer. Our goal is to always seek the best ethical and legal outcomes possible through vigorous and devoted legal representation.
Our team welcomes the opportunity to provide superior legal representation to the residents of Santa Clara County. We hope this site contributes to your understanding of our office and how the criminal justice system functions. We have included links to other members of the criminal justice community which will afford you easy access to important and needed information.
Thank you for your interest in this office and its mission. Feel free to contact me or my staff should you need further information or assistance.
David W. Epps
Alternate Defender Office