Records Unit

The Records Unit provides specific information to defendants, attorneys of record, witnesses, victims, and guardians of victims. Information provided by the Records Unit is highly confidential and is not a matter of public record. Therefore, information is released only to authorized individuals.

Specific information that can be released to authorized individuals:

  • Name of the Deputy District Attorney assigned to the case
  • Court date and time
  • Court procedures
  • Case status/update

In addition, the Records Unit provides support services to District Attorney staff in preparing misdemeanor and felony file/cases for court.

Please note the following:
No legal advice or specific legal referrals will be given out pursuant to CA Business and Professions Code Section 6131. You may contact the Santa Clara County Bar Association for legal referrals at (408) 971-6822 or if you are unable to pay for assistance, visit

If you are a defendant in a case and you are represented by an attorney (includes public defender), pursuant to Rule 2-100 of the CA Rules of Professional Conduct, ethically we are unable to communicate directly or indirectly with you about your criminal case, unless we have your attorney's consent. You should have your attorney contact our office.

For More Information Please Contact:

Records Unit
District Attorney's Office
70 West Hedding Street, West Wing
San Jose, CA 95110
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (408) 792-2500​​​

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