Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- How do I report a crime?
- How do I get a copy of a police report?
- Who decides what charges to file, and how do they make that decision?
- What happens at the arraignment, preliminary hearing, and pre-trial court dates?
- How can I find out where someone is incarcerated?
- I want to file a complaint about a police officer or sheriff's deputy, what do I do?
- I was the victim of a crime. What services are available to me?
- I was the victim of a crime. Can you tell me the name of the defendant and the defendant's next court date?
- I am the victim of a crime and I want to drop charges. Can I do that?
- I am the victim of domestic violence and want to make a report. How do I do this?
- I am the victim of crime and want a restraining order to keep a person away from me. How do I do this?
- The judge ordered the defendant to pay restitution to me but I have not received anything. Who can help me?
- I think I may be the victim of real estate fraud; what services are available to me?
- How do I verify if a business is operating legitimately or if it has been the subject of complaints?
- I think I've been cheated by a tradesman/shopkeeper, or other person who provides labor or services. Can the District Attorney's Office help me?
- I was cited and released by the police. Can you tell me if the District Attorney's Office filed charges against me?
- I am a defendant in a case, and I can't seem to get in touch with my lawyer. Can I speak to your office?
- Can the District Attorney's Office help me clear up a felony warrant I have against me?
- How do I go about getting my gun or property returned?
- How can I have my criminal record expunged?
- I am seeking a pardon from the Governor and am required to notify the District Attorney's Office of my request. To whom and where do I mail my notice?