Madera County CA District Attorney Office

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Madera County District Attorney 209 West Yosemite Avenue Madera CA 93637 559-675-7726

About Madera County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Madera County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Madera County, the District Attorney, along with the Madera 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 California law, the Office of the Madera 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 CA Court.