Martin County FL District Attorney Office

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Martin County State Attorney 100 Southeast Ocean Boulevard Stuart FL 34994 772-288-5646

About Martin County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Martin County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Martin County, the District Attorney, along with the Martin 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 Florida law, the Office of the Martin 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 FL Court.