Washington County is located in the Florida panhandle. A small county with a population of just over 20,000. Washington County is another one of Florida’s 5 dry counties. This means that the purchase of alcohol is not allowed in the entire county. The three main law enforcement agencies for the county are the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Highway Patrol an Chipley Police Department. While the county is small, the law enforcement is very aggressive when it comes to enforcing the law of the county.
Last year over 6,000 moving violations where issued. The majority of these violations were due to unlawful speed. This breaks down to 1 out of every 3 people in the county were issued some sort of moving violations. Where you one of these? If you have received a moving violation or are facing criminal charges in Washington County, please call our offices at 1-800- Fight-It, so we can discuss the facts surrounding your case. Over 500 criminal citations were also issued in the county, these include driving without a valid license as well as driving on a suspended license and other criminal infractions. Our office can also help with these charges, and can help to save your license.
Washington County is part of the 14th Judicial Circuit and has only one Judge. The Judge is Honorable Colbey Peel. The courthouse as well as the county seat is Chipley.
We serve all of Washington County which includes, Chipley, Caryville, Ebro, Five Points, GreenHead, Hinson’s Crossroads, New Hope, Vernon, Poplar Head, Sunny Hills, and Wausau.
Legal Resources For Washington County
- Washington County Sheriff’s Office
1293 Jackson Ave Bldg 400. Chipley, FL. (850) 638-6168
- · Washington County Courthouse
1293 Jackson Ave, Suite 100. Chipley, FL. (850) 638-6285
- Chipley Police Department
1442 West Jackson. Chipley, FL. (850) 638-6310