Sacramento County Attorney General

Find Sacramento County California Attorney General, AG, OAG, State Attorney, and Solicitor General offices and locations. The office of the Attorney General provides information on state and federal government law enforcement, the department of justice, states attorney generals, marshals, orders and processes related to legal matters involving the United States government.

Sacramento County CA Attorney General 1300 I Street Sacramento CA 95814 916-445-9555

About Attorney General Offices

The Sacramento County Attorney General is the chief legal officer of California and serves as legal counsel to the legislature and state agencies in Sacramento County, California. The office of Attorney General is a Constitutional office in each California, and many of the office's responsibilities are delineated by the state Constitution. California State statutes may also confer powers and responsibilities to the Attorney General.

You may contact the Attorney General for questions about:
  • Sacramento County child support
  • California legislation and laws
  • The legal system and courts
  • Filing legal complaints
  • Sacramento County public records
Sacramento County Legal Records

Sacramento County Attorney General Offices keep public records on cases under their review. Many of these records, including Sacramento County criminal records, civil court filings, and court records are available upon request. These Sacramento County legal records can be useful for performing background checks and discovering an individual's criminal history.

Sacramento County City Counsel

Legal departments at the Sacramento County and local level can have duties similar to an Attorney General, and are usually referred to as Sacramento County City Counsel, General Counsel, or a similar title. These Sacramento County offices represent the county or local government on legal issues, but their powers are much more limited than those of an Attorney General.

California Attorney General

The California State Attorney General are charged with providing opinions on legal or constitutional matters, representing the California and state agencies in federal and state courts, and filing civil suits on behalf of the state of CA. The Attorney General is also a state's chief law enforcement officer, and in some states, the Attorney General is the head of a state department of justice. An Attorney General may also serve as a public advocate on a variety of matters, such as consumer protection, child welfare, and utility regulation. The Attorney General's Office in Sacramento County may also administer a compensation fund to provide financial assistance to innocent victims of crimes.

U.S. Attorney General

At the federal level, the U.S. Attorney General is the head of the U.S. Department of Justice, chief legal counsel to the President, and represents the federal government in all legal matters. As head of the Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney General enforces federal laws, interprets laws that affect federal agencies, and supervises U.S. Attorneys and Marshals. The Attorney General may also appear before the U.S. Supreme Court in select cases. The U.S. Attorney General is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.