District Attorney Office in Grove Hill Alabama

Address and phone number for District Attorney Office, a District Attorney Office, at Court Street, Grove Hill AL.


Name
District Attorney Office
Address
114 Court Street, Grove Hill, Alabama, 36451
Phone
251-275-3144
Fax
251-275-3145

About the District Attorney Office

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

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

Grove Hill Court Records

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

Clarke County Victim Assistance Programs

In Grove Hill, 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 Clarke 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 Clarke 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 District Attorney Office

You may contact the District Attorney Office by calling 251-275-3144, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: District Attorney Office, 114 Court Street, Grove Hill, Alabama, 36451.


Map of District Attorney Office in Grove Hill Alabama


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