District Attorney Offices in Hale County, Alabama

Find Hale 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.

Hale County District Attorney 1001 Main Street Greensboro, AL

About Hale County District Attorney

The Hale County District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in Hale County, AL. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the Hale County Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in Hale 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 Hale County DA's Office.

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Hale County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Hale County, the District Attorney, along with the Hale 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 Hale 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.