The duties of the District Attorney are designated by the Georgia General Assembly and are outlined in the Official Code of Georgia (O.C.G.A. § 15-18-6). The District Attorney is required to attend all sessions of the Superior Courts within our circuit to process and dispose of the business of the State. The District Attorney must administer required oaths to the grand and trial jurors, bailiffs and other officers of the court, advise the grand juries in relation to matters of law. The District Attorney screens and prepares all Indictments taken before the grand jury. While the above-listed duties are bestowed upon the District Attorney by statute, the actual list of responsibilities is much longer. The list below is not exhaustive. The District Attorney's Office is also responsible for the following: -Prosecute death penalty cases through first appeal. -Prosecute indigent non-death penalty cases in Superior and Juvenile Court through first appeal. -Prosecute non-indigent non-death penalty cases in Superior and Juvenile Court through first appeal. -Attend and advise Grand Juries. -Draft indictments, accusations, and Grand Jury presentments. -Prepare and file relevant and necessary motions in Superior Court. -Attend Superior Court when it is in session. -Work with victims of crime by advising them as to the criminal justice process. -Prepare Orders for Superior Court Judges. -File and prosecute civil drug asset forfeiture cases. -Administratively collect welfare fraud repayments. -Domesticate Out of State Child Pick up Orders. -Advise law enforcement officials concerning search warrants, arrest warrants, etc. -Train law enforcement officers. -Assist in collection of court ordered restitution for victims. -Attend Child Abuse Protocol Meetings. -Attend Child Fatality Review Committee Meetings. -Attend Truancy Prevention Protocol Meetings. -Attend Truancy Referral Conferences. -Attend Multi-disciplinary Team Reviews on Child Abuse Cases. -Attend Sexual Assault Team Review Meetings. -Screen out potential criminal cases prior to arrest/warrant. -Procure attendance of out of state witnesses and assist other states with procuring witnesses from this state. -Verify revenue bond issue petitions. -Assist crime victims with State Crime Victim Compensation applications. -Assist surviving family members in murder-suicide cases where there is no prosecution possible. -Handle Habeas Corpus Cases and Appeals. -Respond to Repetitive Pro Se Appeals from Incarcerated inmates. -Respond to Open Records Request. -Handle Detainers and Extraditions. -Prepare Court Calendars. Request and Serve State Subpoenas. -Supervise Wiretaps. -Organize Coroner Inquests. -Prepare Juvenile Petitions. -Prosecute Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency Cases. -Act on Expungement Requests. -Prepare Destruction/Retention Orders for Law Enforcement Agencies. -Approve Cases for Accountability Court. -Participate in Accountability Court Staffing and Court. -Prepare termination petitions for Accountability Court and Prepare and Present Termination Hearing before Accountability Court Judge. -Prepare for and handle preliminary hearings in Magistrate court.