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.
- Present all mental health commitment proceedings and all juvenile delinquents 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.