Grundy County District Attorney Office

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Grundy County Prosecuting Attorney 115 East 8th Street Trenton MO 64683 660-359-4888

About Grundy County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Grundy County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Grundy County, the District Attorney, along with the Grundy 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 Missouri law, the Office of the Grundy 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 MO Court.