Page County VA District Attorney Office

Find Page County, Virginia 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.

Page County Commonwealth's Attorney 116 South Court Street Luray VA 22835 540-743-4517

About Page County District Attorney

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

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

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

Criminal Prosecutions

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

Page County Grand Jury

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

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Page County, the District Attorney, along with the Page 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 Virginia law, the Office of the Page 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 VA Court.