Yellow Medicine County District Attorney in Granite Falls Minnesota

Address and phone number for Yellow Medicine County District Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at 9th Avenue, Granite Falls MN.


Name
Yellow Medicine County District Attorney
Address
415 9th Avenue, Granite Falls, Minnesota, 56241
Phone
320-564-5832
Fax
320-313-3011

About the Yellow Medicine County District Attorney

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

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

Granite Falls Court Records

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

Yellow Medicine County Victim Assistance Programs

In Granite Falls, 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 Yellow Medicine 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 Yellow Medicine 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 Yellow Medicine County District Attorney

You may contact the Yellow Medicine County District Attorney by calling 320-564-5832, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Yellow Medicine County District Attorney, 415 9th Avenue, Granite Falls, Minnesota, 56241.


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