The criminal justice system can be confusing if you are not familiar with its process and where to look for answers. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive.
Who to contact about your case
John Choi is the Ramsey County Attorney. As such, his name appears on most court documents just above the name of the prosecutor who prepared the document. In addition, County Attorney Choi’s name appears on most office correspondence just above the signature of the employee who wrote the letter. The person working on your case is most likely the person who actually signed the court document or correspondence.
Employees of the County Attorney's Office may not answer legal questions or offer legal advice.
The Grand Jury is an independent body of the District Court made up of citizens selected at random in the county. Its primary purpose is to hear evidence in the most serious cases, such as homicides. As legal advisor to the Grand Jury, our duties include deciding which cases should be presented, drafting indictments or charges, and answering any questions members of the Grand Jury might have. Grand Jury members serve for six months.