Tuscaloosa County District Attorney in Tuscaloosa Alabama

Address and phone number for Tuscaloosa County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa AL.


Name
Tuscaloosa County District Attorney
Address
714 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35401
Phone
205-349-3870
Fax
205-345-6326

About the Tuscaloosa County District Attorney

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

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

Tuscaloosa Court Records

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

Tuscaloosa County Victim Assistance Programs

In Tuscaloosa, 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 Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa County District Attorney makes a recommendation for sentencing. In the case of acquittal, the DA decides whether to appeal the case to a AL 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 Tuscaloosa County District Attorney

You may contact the Tuscaloosa County District Attorney by calling 205-349-3870, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Tuscaloosa County District Attorney, 714 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35401.


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