Highlands County is located in southwest Florida. Highlands County is a growing area of Florida and has a current population just below 100,000. Highlands County is also home to the Lake Wales Ridge National Wildlife Refuge. Highlands County has 3 local police departments who work with the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Highway Patrol to enforce the laws of the county. The three main police departments are Sebring Police Department, Avon Park Police Department and Lake Placid Department. The departments are very proactive and work aggressively to catch as many speeding motorists as they can. Last year alone almost 15,000 speeding tickets were issued by the law enforcement departments of Highlands County.
Florida Highway Patrol is extremely aggressive when it comes to careless driving in Highlands County. The past year over 350 careless driving tickets where issued and many accidents were investigated by the Florida Highway Patrol.
When it comes to dealing with such an aggressive law enforcement departments, it makes sense to have an team of experienced an aggressive lawyers on your side. We have been handling cases in Highlands County for some time now, and are very familiar with law enforcement personnel of the county. If you have found yourself facing criminal charges, or have received moving violations in Highlands County, please call our office today at 1-800-Fight-It.
The county has one county judge, who is Judge Anthony Ritenour. Highlands County is part of the 10th Judicial circuit and has three Circuit Court Judges. These include Judge Olin Shinholser, Judge Peter Estrada and Judge Ernest Jones. The county seat of Highlands County is Sebring.
We can handles cases for people in Avon Park, Lake Placid, Sebring, Avon Park Lakes, Brighton, Cornwell, De Soto City, Fort Basinger, Fort Kissimmee, Hicora, Lorida, Placid Lakes, Spring Lake, Sun ‘n Lake of Sebring, Sylvan Shores, and Venus.
Legal Resources For Highlands County
- Highlands County Sheriff’s Office
434 Fernleaf Avenue, Sebring FL. (863) 402-7213
- Highlands County Courthouse
430 South Commerce Avenue . Sebring, FL. (863) 402-6614
- Sebring Police Department
307 North Ridgewood Drive, Sebring, FL. (863) 471-5108
- Avon Park Police Department
304 West Pleasant Street. Avon Park, FL. ( 863) 453-6622
- Lake Placid Police Department
8 N Oak Ave. Lake Placid, FL. (863) 699-3757