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Hafa Adai, Tirow, and Welcome to the Office of the Attorney General.

 

Mission Statement

The Office of the Attorney General provides legal counsel and representation to Commonwealth government and its agencies in many issues vital to the people’s interest.  These issues include the protection of children from abuse and neglect, preservation of the environment, protecting the Commonwealth’s financial assets, the protection of consumers, and public safety.

The Office of the Attorney General welcomes your ideas on ways that we can serve you and the community.

 

The Office at a Glance

The Attorney General:

  • Is the Chief Legal Officer for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Represents the Commonwealth in all legal matters
  • Advises Executive Departments, Autonomous Agencies, and Public Corporations
  • Takes Legal Action on behalf of its citizens
  • Prosecutes violations of law

Goals

  • Combat graft and corruption, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, drugs and violent crimes
  • Build and improve relationships / partnerships, enforcement of laws and to promote proper training
  • Ensure criminal cases are thoroughly investigated and reviewed before charges are filed
  • Ensure the safety and security of the people of the Commonwealth
  • Work in partnership with the Executive Branch, Legislature, Courts, Law Enforcement Agencies such as Customs, Police, Fish & Wildlife, Probation, Parole, and Federal counterparts
  • Increase enforcement of consumer protection laws

Recent News

The Office of the Attorney General launches new website

The Office of the Attorney General has launched its new redesigned website at www.cnmioag.org. The new website affords access information on current issues and view activities of the Office of the Attorney General. The website also allows download of forms such as the Consumer Protection Complaint and Child Support Enforcement […]

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