County Prosecutor


The Prosecuting Attorney is responsible for prosecuting cases that occur within the county but outside any incorporated areas.

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Represents the State in the Justice and County Courts involving the following case types:

  • Felony investigations and preliminary hearings
  • County court criminal cases and those appealed to the circuit court
  • Misdemeanors

Case Examples

  • Department of Marine Resource Cases
  • Department of Wildlife Cases
  • DUI Hardship Cases
  • Highway Patrol Cases
  • Liquor License Violations
  • Sheriff Department Cases

Working with District Attorney

In cooperation/assistance with the District Attorney:

  • Criminal and civil cases in which the state, county or any municipality within the county has interest
  • Misdemeanors, youth court proceedings and other cases not specifically granted to District Attorney
  • Appear on behalf of the District Attorney if designated to do so