Chambers County District Attorney in La Fayette Alabama

Address and phone number for Chambers County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at PO Box 609, La Fayette AL.


Name
Chambers County District Attorney
Address
PO Box 609, La Fayette, Alabama, 36862
Phone
334-864-4316
Fax
334-864-4374

About the Chambers County District Attorney

The Chambers County District Attorney, located in La Fayette, AL, is an agency that prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of the La Fayette government. The District Attorney heads the La Fayette Prosecutor's Office, directing the attorneys who work for the office. In La Fayette, 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:
  • La Fayette criminal records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Chambers County Court records
  • Jury selection process in La Fayette
  • Victim assistance programs
La Fayette Criminal Records

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

La Fayette Court Records

The Chambers County District Attorney prosecutes criminal cases in La Fayette. 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 La Fayette, the Chambers 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 La Fayette and Chambers County law enforcement agencies to determine whether the evidence warrants prosecution. The DA also decides whether to offer a plea bargain or probation.

Chambers County Victim Assistance Programs

In La Fayette, 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 Chambers 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 Chambers County District Attorney makes a recommendation for sentencing. In the case of acquittal, the DA decides whether to appeal the case to an AL 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 Chambers County District Attorney

You may contact the Chambers County District Attorney by calling 334-864-4316, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Chambers County District Attorney, PO Box 609, La Fayette, Alabama, 36862.


Map of Chambers County District Attorney in La Fayette Alabama


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