Trinity County CA District Attorney Office

Find Trinity County, California 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.

Trinity County District Attorney 11 Court Street Weaverville CA 96093 530-623-1304

About Trinity County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Trinity County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

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