A District Attorney (DA) is the prosecuting officer of a criminal case (i.e., the official who represents the government in the prosecution of criminal offenses). Contacting a district attorney can be a dangerous proposition. On the one hand, communication with a district attorney may be necessary in order to secure a favorable plea agreement, or to convince them that charges should be reduced or dropped altogether. On the other hand, the prosecutor is your opponant and communications with the prosecution must be carefully considered to avoid revealing your defense strategy or making admissions that could worsen your situation. An experienced defense attorney can communicate with the prosecution on your behalf.
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If you are being prosecuted it may be wise to consult an attorney before you speak to the prosecutor. An attorney can help ensure that your communications don't result in an inadvertent admission or another error that can complicate your position. Contact a local practitioner for a free case review to discuss how to best handle your interactions with the prosecution and other critical aspects of your defense.