Lauderdale County District Attorney in Florence Alabama

Address and phone number for Lauderdale County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at PO Box 914, Florence AL.


Name
Lauderdale County District Attorney
Address
PO Box 914, Florence, Alabama, 35631
Phone
256-764-6351
Fax
256-764-6429

About the Lauderdale County District Attorney

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

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

Florence Court Records

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

Lauderdale County Victim Assistance Programs

In Florence, 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 Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County District Attorney

You may contact the Lauderdale County District Attorney by calling 256-764-6351, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lauderdale County District Attorney, PO Box 914, Florence, Alabama, 35631.


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