County Attorney

Your County Attorney is the legal adviser and chief law enforcement officer for your County.

The County Attorney DOES:

  • Prosecute all violations of state criminal laws and county ordinances.

  • Provide legal advice to the Board of Supervisors and county and township officers concerning county matters.

  • Represent and defend the state, county and its officers in officially related cases.

  • Recover all monies (debts, fines, penalties, etc.) owing to the state or county.

  • Present all mental health commitment proceedings and all juvenile delinquency and children in need of assistance cases.


Your County Attorney DOES NOT:


  • Give legal advice to or represent private groups or persons.

  • File lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits, including

  • actions for dissolution of marriage.

  • Prepare wills, deeds or other legal documents for private individuals.