District Attorney Offices in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

Find Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania 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.

Huntingdon County District Attorney 207 Washington Street Huntingdon, PA

About Huntingdon County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Huntingdon County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Huntingdon County, the District Attorney, along with the Huntingdon 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 Pennsylvania law, the Office of the Huntingdon 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 PA Court.