Adams County

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Adams County, OH

In Adams County, residents often face traffic violations and criminal charges that can result in severe penalties such as hefty fines and imprisonment. Even minor offenses can lead to serious consequences. Anyone who is accused of criminal activities in Adams County should seek immediate legal help. A skilled criminal defense attorney at Joslyn Law Firm might be able to reduce or dismiss the charges in question.

Adams County Ohio Criminal Defense Attorney

Individuals convicted of crimes in Adams County might face substantial fines and incarceration, with long-term impacts like employment difficulties and loss of professional licenses. Protect your future and freedom by contacting Joslyn Law Firm at (513) 399-6289. Our attorneys represent clients in West Union, Peebles, Manchester, Seaman, Rome, Cherry Fork, and Bentonville, as well as those in surrounding communities.

Adams County Criminal Defense Resources

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Adams County Court Resources

Adams County Common Pleas Court oversees various criminal cases, including serious crimes in its General Division, family matters in the Domestic Relations Division, and juvenile issues in the Juvenile Court, along with probate matters.

Adams County Common Pleas Court
110 West Main St.
West Union, OH 45693
(937) 544-8774
Judge: Brett M. Spencer

Adams County Clerk of Courts manages court document filings and administrative support.

Adams County Clerk of Courts
110 West Main St. Room 207
West Union, OH, 45693
(937) 544-2344
Clerk: Larry Heller

Adams County Municipal Court handles misdemeanor and certain traffic cases, along with preliminary hearings in felony cases.

Adams County Municipal Court:
110 West Main St. Rm 25
West Union, OH 45693
(937) 544-2011
Judge: Roy E. Gabbert

Ohio Supreme Court reviews appeals from lower courts, including constitutional issues and major criminal cases.

Ohio Supreme Court
65 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215-3431
(614) 387-9000
Judges: Chief Justice Sharon L. Kennedy, Justice Patrick F. Fischer, Justice Melody J. Stewart, Justice Michael P. Donnelly, Justice R. Patrick DeWine, Justice Joseph T. Deters, Justice Jennifer Brunner

The above-mentioned court websites provide important resources for understanding court operations. They generally provide details such as operating hours, judge profiles, staff information, access to public records, information on court fees, and court rules. Additionally, these websites offer guidance on how to contact the court for specific matters.

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Adams County Prosecutor, Law Enforcement Resources

Adams County Prosecutor’s Office prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of Adams County, Ohio.

Adams County Prosecutor
110 West Main St Room #112
West Union, OH 45693
 (937) 544-3600
Prosecutor: David Kelley

Adams County Sheriff works to facilitate public peace and law enforcement, including court security.

Adams County Sheriff
110 West Main Street
West Union, OH 45693
(937) 544-2314
Sheriff: K.R. Rogers

Manchester Police Department

Manchester Police Department
400 Pike Street
Manchester, OH 45144
 (937) 549-3330
Chief of Police: Dakota Brown

Other Police Departments in Adams County

  • Peebles Police Department: 74 Vine Street, Peebles, OH
  • West Union Police Department: 923 Sunrise Avenue, West Union, OH
  • Seaman Police Department: 17806 Ohio 247, Seaman, OH

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Additional Resources

Ohio Laws – For information on the laws in Ohio, including regulations on violent crimes, sex offenses, theft, and fraud, you can review the Ohio Revised Code.

Adams County, OH – To stay informed about Adams County, OH, including the latest news and information about local elected officials, visit the Adams County website. This site contains various local resources and information pertinent to residents and those interested in the county’s affairs.

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Criminal Defense Attorneys for Adams County Ohio | Joslyn Law Firm

If you’re arrested in Adams County, OH, contact Joslyn Law Firm. Our legal team has helped many clients in Ohio benefit from reduced or dismissed charges. Call (513) 399-6289 for a free initial consultation with Joslyn Law Firm. We accept clients throughout Adams County, including the communities of West Union, Manchester, including neighboring counties like Brown County, Pike County, Highland County, Scioto County and throughout Ohio.

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