Kenneth K. Taniguchi
The Law Offices of the Public Defender safeguard the interests of all residents by vigorously protecting the rights of those accused of crimes or facing civil commitments. Our offices provide skilled legal counsel and passionate advocacy, and play an important role in the county’s administration of justice.
This site is an effort to assist you in understanding who we are, what we do and how we may assist you. We hope the information presented will help answer many questions about how we function and how the criminal justice system in Fresno county operates in general.
Included in these pages is a brief history
of our office, our mission
statement, the areas of service we provide, office locations
information and employment
information. We also included helpful links
to the websites of other members of the community who play significant roles in the criminal justice system. In addition, our Frequently Asked Questions
page provides answers for common questions about the criminal justice system.
We appreciate your interest and hope this service will be of some help. Should you require further information, just e-mail or call us and we will be more than happy to assist you.
Click on the following link for a video on the development of Public Defender Offices in the United States.
Click on the following link for information regarding the Preservation of Justice.
Click on the following link for information regarding the Realignment of California's Criminal Justice System.
This site is intended to provide general information which you should verify with a lawyer before relying upon. This site does not provide legal advice and is not meant to establish an attorney-client relationship. If you are seeking legal advice you should ALWAYS contact a lawyer.