Highland County

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Highland County, OH

For individuals arrested in Highland County, OH, Joslyn Law Firm offers experienced and respected legal assistance. Experienced criminal defense lawyers at Joslyn Law Firm focus on defending clients and protecting their rights in all criminal and traffic offenses in Highland County.

Highland County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Convictions in Highland County can lead to heavy fines and imprisonment. However, the impacts of a conviction may extend beyond serving time, potentially hindering employment opportunities and professional licensing well into the future. Because of this, individuals accused of criminal offenses should consider a consultation with a skilled attorney at Joslyn Law Firm for guidance and direction. Our firm represents clients in Highland County and adjacent cities including Hillsboro, Greenfield, Leesburg, Lynchburg, Mowrystown, Sinking Spring, and Highland.

Highland County, Ohio Criminal Defense Resources

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Highland County Court Resources

Highland County Common Pleas Court – The Highland County Common Pleas Court primarily handles felony criminal cases, civil litigation, and domestic relations matters within the county’s jurisdiction.

Highland County Common Pleas Court
105 North High Street
Hillsboro, OH 45133
(937) 393-2422

Highland County Clerk of Courts – The Clerk of Courts plays a role in criminal cases by managing court records, handling legal documentation, and assisting in court processes.

Highland County Clerk of Courts
105 N High St PO Box 821
Hillsboro, OH 45133
(937) 393-9957
Clerk: Dwight “Ike” Hodson

Hillsboro Municipal Court – This court is responsible for hearing misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases occurring within its jurisdiction in Highland County.<

Highland County Municipal Court
130 Homestead Ave
Hillsboro, OH 45133
Judge: William C. Randolph

Ohio Supreme Court – The Ohio Supreme Court, the state’s highest court, primarily reviews decisions made by lower courts, especially in complex criminal cases, and ensures the uniform application of Ohio law.

Ohio Supreme Court
65 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-3431
(614) 387-9000
Justices: 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 websites generally offer comprehensive information about a court’s operations. This includes operational hours, details about judges and staff, access to public records, information on court fees and rules, various forms, and specifics about jail or inmate details. These websites also provide ways to contact the court about any inquiries or for assistance.

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Prosecutor, Law Enforcement Resources

Highland County Prosecuting Attorney – The role of the Highland County Prosecutor is to represent the state in criminal cases.

Highland County Prosecutor’s Office
112 Governor, Foraker Place
Hillsboro, OH 45133
(937) 393-1851
Prosecutor: Anneka P. Collins

Highland County Sheriff – The Sheriff is responsible for law enforcement, maintaining public safety, and overseeing the county jail.

Highland County Sheriff
130 Homestead Dr #1
Hillsboro, OH 45133
(937) 393-1421
Sheriff: Donald E. Barrera

Hillsboro Police Department – The Hillsboro Police Department works to facilitate public safety in Hillsboro, the county seat of Highland County.

Hillsboro Police Department
128 West Walnut Street
Hillsboro, OH, 45133
(937) 393-3411
Chief of Police: Eric Daniels

Other Police Departments in Highland County

  • Lynchburg Police Department: 155 South Main Street, Lynchburg, OH
  • Leesburg Police Department: 57 South Fairfield Street, Leesburg, OH
  • Mowrystown Police Department: 50 Maple Street, Mowrystown, OH

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Additional Resources

Ohio Laws – For detailed information on Ohio’s legal landscape, the Ohio Revised Code’s official website is a valuable resource. It covers a wide range of legal topics, including violent crimes, sex offenses, theft, fraud, and other significant legal subjects.

Highland County, OH – The official website of Highland County, OH, is a hub for local information. It provides updates on current news, introduces the area’s elected officials, and offers various other resources beneficial to residents and visitors.

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Highland County Ohio Criminal Defense Attorney

Joslyn Law Firm has a track record of aiding thousands of individuals accused of crimes and traffic offenses in Highland County and nearby counties like Ross, Fayette, Pike, Adams, Brown, and Clinton. Our goal is to resolve clients’ cases on the most favorable grounds possible. Contact us at (513) 399-6289 for a consultation.

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