The City Attorney’s office consists of two divisions: civil and criminal.
The civil division represents the City, its officials, and employees. The City Attorney cannot provide legal advice or interpretations to individuals or residents and does not represent citizens in private legal matters.
The City's criminal division prosecutes gross misdemeanor, misdemeanor, and petty misdemeanor offenses that occur in Golden Valley. For prosecution services, the City contracts with Chestnut Cambronne, Prosecuting Attorney, 763-339-7300.