District Attorney Offices in Crenshaw County, Alabama

Find Crenshaw County, Alabama district attorney offices, including DA, county, prosecuting, state, and commonwealth attorneys. District attorneys provide information on criminal court cases, public safety, legal cases, and law documents.

Crenshaw County District Attorney 301 Glenwood Avenue Luverne, AL

About Crenshaw County District Attorney

The Crenshaw County District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in Crenshaw County, AL. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the Crenshaw County Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in Crenshaw County take a lead role in multiple phases of a criminal case and exercise a great deal of discretion in how a case is handled. District Attorneys may delegate certain cases, or aspects of cases, to other attorneys in the Crenshaw County DA's Office.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • Crenshaw County public criminal records
  • Crenshaw County Court records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Jury selection process in Crenshaw County, AL
  • Grand jury proceedings
Crenshaw County Criminal Records

The DA's Office maintains public records that may be available upon request. These records include Crenshaw County criminal records such as arrest records, police reports, and Crenshaw County Court records and filings.

Criminal Prosecutions

The Crenshaw County District Attorney decides whether or not to prosecute an offender in Crenshaw County, Alabama. The evidence provided by the Crenshaw County Police Department, Crenshaw County Sheriff's Department, or other Local Law Enforcement agency, may or may not be sufficient to move a case forward, and the Crenshaw County DA's Office must evaluate the strength and admissibility of the available evidence before prosecuting the offender.

Crenshaw County Grand Jury

The District Attorney is responsible for presenting evidence to the Crenshaw County Grand Jury, which then decides whether or not there is probable cause for criminal charges. The Crenshaw County DA also determines whether to offer or accept a plea bargain.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Crenshaw County, the District Attorney, along with the Crenshaw County Public Defender's Office, will select a jury. After jury selection, the District Attorney makes opening statements, presents the government's case for conviction, and makes objections to the Defense Attorney's case. If the jury convicts the individual accused of breaking Alabama law, the Office of the Crenshaw County DA makes recommendations for sentencing. If the jury finds the defendant not guilty, the District Attorney determines whether or not to appeal the case to a higher-level AL Court.