Commonwealth's Attorney's Office
At the Hanover County Commonwealth's Attorney’s Office, we are dedicated to collaborating effectively with law enforcement and community partners, enhancing public safety within our community, prosecuting each case with unwavering integrity, and treating all victims, witnesses and staff with the utmost respect.
The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting criminal offenses that occur in Hanover County. The office prosecutes all felony offenses, many misdemeanor violations and some traffic violations. The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office also coordinates the extradition of criminals who have fled the state, prosecutes asset forfeitures and those individuals who fail to obey court orders.
Beyond the preparation and trial of criminal cases, the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office advises law enforcement agencies, consults with and advises the Hanover County Sheriff's Office, Ashland Police Department and the Virginia State Police regarding policies and procedures, answers citizen inquiries concerning the criminal justice system, and provides assistance for on-going criminal investigations to the above law enforcement agencies.
The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office is committed to community outreach and engagement. If you or your organization is interested in having a representative from this office speak to your group, please contact Mackenzie Babichenko at 804-365-3138 or by email at email@example.com.
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Contact Officer: Mackenzie Babichenko
P.O. Box 470
Hanover, VA 23069