Brown County District Attorney in New Ulm Minnesota

Address and phone number for Brown County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at South State Street, New Ulm MN.

Brown County District Attorney
14 South State Street, New Ulm, Minnesota, 56073

About the Brown County District Attorney

The Brown County District Attorney, located in New Ulm, MN, is an agency that prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of the New Ulm government. The District Attorney heads the New Ulm Prosecutor's Office, directing the attorneys who work for the office. In New Ulm, the District Attorney plays a central role in criminal cases, working with police to decide whether to bring charges and prosecuting the case in court. The DA's Office also maintains court records that are open to the public.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • New Ulm criminal records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Brown County Court records
  • Jury selection process in New Ulm
  • Victim assistance programs
New Ulm Criminal Records

The District Attorney's Office keeps criminal records that are available to the public. These records can include New Ulm arrest records, police reports, and court documents. Some criminal records may only be available to family members of the individual.

New Ulm Court Records

The Brown County District Attorney prosecutes criminal cases in New Ulm. These criminal cases produce court records, including witness lists, sentencing recommendations, and testimony. While the DA's Office also maintains grand jury proceedings, these are not open to the public. The DA's Office makes other court records available to the public.

Criminal Prosecutions

In New Ulm, the Brown County District Attorney decides whether to bring an offender to trial. The DA has a great deal of latitude to choose not to prosecute or what charges to bring. The DA's Office works with New Ulm and Brown County law enforcement agencies to determine whether the evidence warrants prosecution. The DA also decides whether to offer a plea bargain or probation.

Brown County Victim Assistance Programs

In New Ulm, victim assistance programs help victims of crime. These programs connect the District Attorney's Office with crime victims to ensure the role of victims in a criminal case. Victim advocates help victims understand the criminal justice system, their rights as victims, and community services available to crime victims. Contact the DA's Office for more information about victim assistance programs.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

The District Attorney plays a role in jury selection and sentencing. Working with the Brown County Public Defender's Office or opposing counsel, the DA selects a jury. During a trial, the DA then makes opening statements, presents the state's case, and cross examines witnesses. After a conviction, the Brown County District Attorney makes a recommendation for sentencing. In the case of acquittal, the DA decides whether to appeal the case to a MN appeals court or refile the case. The District Attorney also decides whether to refile or dismiss the case if a trial ends in a deadlocked jury.

Contact the Brown County District Attorney

You may contact the Brown County District Attorney by calling 507-354-3163, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Brown County District Attorney, 14 South State Street, New Ulm, Minnesota, 56073.

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