Welcome to the Alabama
Department of Forensic Sciences

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ABOUT ATTORNEY'S CORNER

The Legal Office of the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences assists the State of Alabama prosecutorial and defense entities with their requests related to the scientific examinations and tests performed by ADFS, requests by civil counsel in private litigation arising from ADFS’ investigations, and requests by citizens to inspect and/or copy ADFS’ public records. This assistance includes, among other services, providing ADFS records pursuant to the Alabama Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 16.1(d), as well as facilitating the retention of evidentiary items in ADFS’ possession for the purpose of examination and future testing by outside entities as ordered through the judicial process. The Legal Office of the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences is located at ADFS Headquarters in Auburn.


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