District Attorney sets the policies and goals of the office
and directs the activities of the office. He is assisted
by three Assistant District Attorneys.
Trial Division prepares cases investigated by local law enforcement
and handles the day to day prosecution of criminal cases in
the 35th Judicial District Court.
Juvenile Division evaluates complaints against juvenile offenders
and prosecutes all juveniles charged with criminal acts.
In addition, the division handles abuse and neglect cases
where children are themselves the victims.
Child Support Enforcement Division prosecutes parents criminally
for failure to meet their financial obligation to support
their children. The division collects and distributes monies
recouped to certified petitioners and to AFDC.
program is designed as an alternative to prosecution for first
time, non-violent offenders.
District Attorneys review pardon and parole applications of
defendants convicted in Grant Parish. If the Assistant District
Attorney determines that the request is from an inmate whose
release poses a danger to others, the request will be opposed.
program provides information on the criminal justice process,
availability of public or private programs for counselling
or treatment and assists the victim/witness in preparation
for court proceedings.
effectively process and/or prosecute offenders under the Issuing
Worthless Checks Law, Louisiana Statute 14:71