Lafayette County is the 2nd smallest county in the state of Florida. Lafayette County is a dry county, what this means is that the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in the entire county. The population of the county is said to be around 7,000. Due to the prohibition of alcoholic in the county, it is interesting to note that only 12 DUI arrests where made in the last year. That number comes from all the law enforcement agencies that serve the county. These include the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Highway Patrol and Mayo Police Department.
Florida Highway Patrol is the most active of the three and is responsible for issuing the majority of the citations. The most common moving violation issued in Lafayette County is for speeding and the 2 most common criminal violations where for driving without a license an driving on a suspended license. Although a small county, the law enforcement are still very proactive and if you find yourself needing the assistance of a lawyer for any violations that may have occurred in this county, please call our office today. We are very experienced at handling cases in Lafayette County and are standing by to take your call. We can be reached at 1-800-fight-it.
Lafayette County is part of the 3rd Judicial Circuit. The county seat is Mayo and the county’s only judge is Judge Darren Jackson. Judge Jackson acts as both the county and the circuit court judge for the county.
We serve all of Lafayette County which includes, Mayo, Alton, Day, and Cook’s Hammer.
Legal Resources For Lafayette County
- Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office
231 NW Monroe Ave. Mayo, FL. (386) 294-1222
- Lafayette County Courthouse
Mayo, FL. (386) 294-4178