Discovery is the pretrial process by which one party discovers the evidence, such as police reports that will be relied upon in the trial by the opposing party.
Requesting a Copy of a Police Report or Other Discovery
If you have an attorney, or if you are planning to hire an attorney, your attorney must request the police report
Discovery must be requested in writing
Discovery is available the day before the arraignment date and must be requested at least 24 hours in advance (Arraignment - a court appearance in which a defendant is made aware of the charges against them and advised of their rights. This is usually the first court appearance after a person is cited or arrested)
Payment is required at the time of pickup (see the fee schedule)
Only the defendant may request and pickup discovery
Please contact our office to request discovery. We require a Letter of Representation along with the request for discovery in writing. We do accept fax requests, however discovery documents are not faxed in return.
Audio and Photo CD: $10
Misdemeanor / Violation or Probation Violation cases: $20