15 of 31 District Attorney Offices in New Mexico 876 in District Attorney Offices
Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Lea County District Attorney, an District Attorney Offices, at Lovington.
Name : Lea County District Attorney
Address : 100 North Main Street Lovington, New Mexico, 88260
Locality : Lovington
Phone : 575-396-7616
Fax : 575-396-6313
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Lea County District Attorney is District Attorney Offices located at 100 North Main Street Lovington, New Mexico, 88260
Phone number for Lea County District Attorney is 575-396-7616.
It ranks 15 of 31 District Attorney Offices in New Mexico.
It ranks 876 in District Attorney Offices.
The main duties of a Lea County District Attorney are typically imposed by law. This includes taking on behalf of the State at all trials related to violations that took place within the district attorney's geographic jurisdiction.
Lea County District Attorney generally charge the accused with crimes via information or grand indictments by juries. After levying criminal charges Lea County District Attorney will investigate those accused of the crime.
Lea County District Attorney often also have obligations that aren't connected with criminal prosecution. This includes protecting the county from civil lawsuits sometimes, and even initiating actions for the county, as well as preparing and review contracts that are signed by the county, and offering legal advice and guidance to local authorities. In certain jurisdictions the county attorney may not have any involvement in criminal cases in any way, and serves only as the attorney of the county.
Lea County District Attorney are assigned to specialized units created to tackle corruption in the public sector as well as organized crime, violence in the family and hate crimes, elderly abuse, fraud on consumers and other serious crimes.