Warren County TN District Attorney Office

Find Warren County, Tennessee 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.

Van Buren County District Attorney 455 North Chancery Street McMinnville TN 37110 931-473-9572

About Warren County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Warren County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Warren County, the District Attorney, along with the Warren 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 Tennessee law, the Office of the Warren 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 TN Court.