Duval County is a rather old county, that was established in 1822. The county is located in northeastern Florida. Duval County has a growing population and at the moment the population is said to be around 780,000 residents of Duval County. The county is home to 2 national protected areas. These are the Fort Caroline National Memorial and the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. There are many police agencies that are responsible for ensuing and enforcing the laws. All of the departments are rather aggressive. The major police departments include, Atlantic Beach Police Department, Jacksonville Police Department, Jacksonville Beach Police Department, Neptune Beach Police Department and the University of North Florida Police Department.
Duval County is very proactive and all of the police departments work closely with the Duval County’s Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Highway Patrol. In Duval County, it is very common for the law enforcement agencies to set up sobriety check points. A major crack down on people who drive under the influence can be seen in this county. Last year over 5,000 arrests and citations were issued for DUI. The county is also notorious for using speed traps to catch as many motorists as possible who may not be following the posted speed limits. Florida Highway Patrol uses speed traps as well as aircraft, pacing, motorcycles and the use of marked and unmarked cars equipped with radar and laser guns. If you have received a citation for a criminal or moving violation in Duval County, you will need an experienced lawyer on your side. Please call us today, and let us help fight your violations that you have been issued. All cases are different, so please call us at 1-800-fight-it to discuss the particulars of your case.
The county is part of the 4th judicial circuit. The county seat is Jacksonville. Duval County has 17 different judges that will preside over criminal and civil cases that occurred in the county.
We serve the entire county of Duval, which includes Atlantic Beach, Baldwin, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach and Neptune Beach.
Legal Resources For Duval County
- Duval County Courthouse
330 East Bay Street # 103. Jacksonville. FL (904) 630-2028
- Duval County District Courthouse
311 W. Monroe Street #110. Jacksonville. FL (904) 549- 1900
- Duval County Sheriff’s Office
501 East Bay Street. Jacksonville, FL (904) 630-0500
- Atlantic Beach Police Department
850 Seminole Road. Atlantic Beach. FL (904)247-5863
- Jacksonville Police Department
501 East Bay Street. Jacksonville. FL (904) 630-0500
- Neptune Beach Police Department
200 Lemon Street. Neptune. FL (904) 270-2413