District Attorney Offices in Kleberg County, Texas

Find Kleberg County, Texas 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.

Kenedy County District Attorney PO Box 1471 Kingsville, TX

Kleberg County District Attorney PO Box 1471 Kingsville, TX

About Kleberg County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Kleberg County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Kleberg County, the District Attorney, along with the Kleberg 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 Texas law, the Office of the Kleberg 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 TX Court.