Learn the difference between the City Attorney and the District Attorney

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In addition to providing legal services to the City government, the City Attorney’s office prosecutes city code violations occurring within the Salinas city limits. The District Attorney’s office prosecutes all misdemeanor and felony matters arising under state law occurring within Monterey County. For inquiries regarding criminal cases involving the District Attorney’s office, please call (831) 755-5070 or visit their website at www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/district-attorney.

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