Lake County is located in central Florida. With a population of almost 300,000, the county is growing. The parents of Walt Disney are from Lake County. Lake County covers over 1,000 square miles. Due to the size of the county, the law enforcement agencies are very active and are aggressively monitoring to roads in hopes to catch as many speeding motorists as they can. Tavares Police Department is the major law enforcement agency of the county, who works along side with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Highway Patrol. Lake county also has several other local police departments that help to enforce the laws of the county. These include the following police departments, Clermont, Eustis, Fruitland Park, Groveland, Leesburg, Mascotte, Mount Dora and Umatilla.
Law enforcement is very proactive through the county with over 40,000 moving violations being issued in the last year. Along with the moving violations that were issued all the police departments worked together in order to issue close to 9,000 criminal citations as well. The majority of the criminal citations were for driving with a suspended license as well as driving without a valid license. Law enforcement is tough in Lake County and should you be facing criminal charges or any other traffic offense, you will need an experienced lawyer. Call our offices today at no charge at 1-800-fight-it so we can help you. Let us discuss the particulars of your case and begin fighting for you.
Lake County is part of the 5th Judicial Circuit, with three county judges. The county judges, who will hear all misdemeanors, are Judge Richard Boylston, Judge Donna Miller and Judge Terry Neal. Should you be facing criminal charges the county has several circuit judges that may preside over your case. These are Judges, Don Briggs, Mark Hill, T. Michael Johnson, William Law, Mark Nacke, Lawerence Semento, G. Richard Singletary and Michael Takac. The county seat is Tavares.
We serve all of Lake County which includes the following areas, Altoona, Astatula, Astor, Bassville Park, Clermont, Citrus Ridge, Eustis, Ferndale, Fruitland Park, Groveland, Grand Island, Howey in the hills, Lake Kathryn, Lady Lake, Leesburg, Lanier, Lisbon, Mascotte, Montverde, Mount Dora, Mount Plymouth, Okahumpak, Orange Bend, Paisley, Pine Lakes, Pittman, Silver Lake, Taveres, Silver Lake, Sorrento, Umatilla and Yalaha.
Legal Resources For Lake County
- Lake County Courthouse
550 West Main Street. Tavares, FL. (352) 742-4203
- Lake County Sheriff’s Office
360 West Ruby Street. Tavares, FL. (352) 343-9500
- Tavares Police Department
201 E. Main Street. Tavares, FL. (352) 742-6200
- Clermont Police Department
865 West Montrose Street. Clermont, FL. (352) 394-5588
- Eustis Police Department
51 East Norton Ave. Eustis, Fl. (352) 483-5400
- Mascotte Police Department
529 East Myers Blvd. Mascotte, FL. (352) 429-3393