District Attorney Offices in Sherburne County, Minnesota

Find Sherburne County, Minnesota 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.

Eureka County District Attorney 13880 Business Center Drive Northwest Elk River, MN

Sherburne County District Attorney 13880 Business Center Drive Northwest Elk River, MN

About Sherburne County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Sherburne County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Sherburne County, the District Attorney, along with the Sherburne 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 Minnesota law, the Office of the Sherburne County 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 MN Court.