Marion County District Attorney in Hamilton Alabama

Address and phone number for Marion County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at Military Street South, Hamilton AL.


Name
Marion County District Attorney
Address
132 Military Street South, Hamilton, Alabama, 35570
Phone
205-921-7403
Fax
205-921-4443

About the Marion County District Attorney

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

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

Hamilton Court Records

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

Marion County Victim Assistance Programs

In Hamilton, 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 Marion 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 Marion 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 Marion County District Attorney

You may contact the Marion County District Attorney by calling 205-921-7403, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Marion County District Attorney, 132 Military Street South, Hamilton, Alabama, 35570.


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