District Attorney Offices in Grove Hill, Alabama

Find Grove Hill, Alabama 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.

District Attorney Office 114 Court Street Grove Hill, AL

About Clarke County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Grove Hill Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Clarke County, the District Attorney, along with the Clarke 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 Alabama law, the Office of the Grove Hill 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 AL Court.