Government of Alberta
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General - Crown Prosecution Service
- Responsible for prosecutions under some federal statutes, such as the Criminal Code of Canada, and under provincial statutes.
- responsibility for prosecutions under some federal statutes, such as the Criminal Code of Canada, and under provincial statutes
- a Crown Prosecutor is a lawyer authorized to represent the Crown (or the state)
Duties of the Crown Prosecutor include:
- dealing with defence counsel in terms of disclosure and issue resolution
- interviewing victims and witnesses
- general case preparation
- conducting arraignments
- preliminary inquiries, trials, and sentencing hearings.
The prosecutor does not represent the police, victims, or complainants. The goal of the prosecutor is to consider the evidence laid before it, and determine the likelihood of a conviction, and whether or not prosecution is in the public interest.Key Provider: alberta justice lawyers
- Application Process
- Service Access: See below, To access service:
- call Alberta Justice Information Line or local office for more information
- Regional Crown Office contact information can be found on website
Waiting Period: No,
- Web Site
- English; Contact or visit website for more information on service languages and language interpreters.
- Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
- Wheelchair access: Yes - Doors leading in have wheelchair buttons for easy opening; elevators are available to take clients from floor to floor.Other disabled access: Yes - Handicap parking is available and close to some entrances. There are ramps outside.
- Legal Status
- Provincial Government
- Last Updated On
- April 18, 2018
- Lethbridge Centre; 400 4 Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4E1
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- Hours of Operation
- Mon08:30 AM - 04:30 PMTue08:30 AM - 04:30 PMWed08:30 AM - 04:30 PMThu08:30 AM - 04:30 PMFri08:30 AM - 04:30 PM