Kandiyohi County District Attorney in Willmar Minnesota

Address and phone number for Kandiyohi County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at 6th Street Southwest, Willmar MN.


Name
Kandiyohi County District Attorney
Address
415 6th Street Southwest, Willmar, Minnesota, 56201
Phone
320-231-2440
Fax
320-231-2706

About the Kandiyohi County District Attorney

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

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

Willmar Court Records

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

Kandiyohi County Victim Assistance Programs

In Willmar, 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 Kandiyohi 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 Kandiyohi County District Attorney makes a recommendation for sentencing. In the case of acquittal, the DA decides whether to appeal the case to a MN 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 Kandiyohi County District Attorney

You may contact the Kandiyohi County District Attorney by calling 320-231-2440, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Kandiyohi County District Attorney, 415 6th Street Southwest, Willmar, Minnesota, 56201.


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