Martin County District Attorney in Fairmont Minnesota

Address and phone number for Martin County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at Downtown Plaza, Fairmont MN.

Martin County District Attorney
123 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont, Minnesota, 56031

About the Martin County District Attorney

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

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

Fairmont Court Records

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

Martin County Victim Assistance Programs

In Fairmont, 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 Martin 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 Martin 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 Martin County District Attorney

You may contact the Martin County District Attorney by calling 507-238-1594, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Martin County District Attorney, 123 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont, Minnesota, 56031.

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