Wright County District Attorney in Buffalo Minnesota

Address and phone number for Wright County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at 2nd Street Northwest, Buffalo MN.


Name
Wright County District Attorney
Address
10 2nd Street Northwest, Buffalo, Minnesota, 55313
Phone
763-682-7340
Fax
763-682-7700

About the Wright County District Attorney

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

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

Buffalo Court Records

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

Wright County Victim Assistance Programs

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

You may contact the Wright County District Attorney by calling 763-682-7340, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Wright County District Attorney, 10 2nd Street Northwest, Buffalo, Minnesota, 55313.


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