A District Attorney (DA) represents the state government in the prosecution of criminal offenses, and is the chief law enforcement officer and top prosecutor of that state's jurisdiction. Often, cities and counties within a state have their own DA.
A program that refers certain criminal defendants before trial to community programs on job training, education, and the like, which if successfully completed may lead to the dismissal of the charges.
A determination that a person is unable to provide for personal needs and/or property management; and the person cannot adequately understand and appreciate the nature and consequences of his or her actions.
Assists the Governor's Office with clemency applications, which includes compiling past criminal and/or inmate records.
Certain arrests and convictions are eligible for sealing, which means that many employers will not have access to or be able to see that part of your record.
Any certificate, permit, or grant of permission that the state requires for you to legally have a certain occupation, employment, trade, vocation, business or profession. The term "occupational license" relates to jobs only and does not refer to the any license or permit to own, possess, carry or fire any explosive, pistol, handgun rifle, shotgun or other firearm, or drive a car.
A local, state, or federal government employer.