Gilchrist County is a rural county in Florida. The population of the county is very small and is estimated to be at 14,000. The entire county only has one traffic light, so one can imagine how rural the county is. The major local law enforcement of the county is that of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office works very closely with the Florida Highway Patrol to enforce the traffic as well as other laws of the county. The county seat is Trenton and Trenton also has their own police department. The City of Trenton Police Department works very aggressively with the other 2 law enforcement agencies to ensure that all laws are being enforced.
Although the county may be rural, Florida Highway Patrol is determined to catch as many motorists who may be speeding or breaking other moving laws. From using speed traps, to radar and laser guns and other approved speed measured devices. If you have found yourself dealing with legal issues that have occurred in Gilchrist County our team of experienced lawyers are here to help. We have been dealing with cases in this county for years and are very familiar in dealing with county’s only judge. Judge Edward Philman, who has been serving the county since 1989, is the judge who will preside over all moving violations as well as misdemeanors. The county is part of the 8th judicial circuit and the circuit court judge is Judge David Glant.
If you are facing charges in Gilchrist County, whether is be criminal or traffic related charges, our offices can help you. We have been helping people fight their tickets in Gilchrist County for quite some time now, so give our offices a call today. We can be reached at 1-800-Fight-It. Do not take the chance of going up against Judge Philman, without speaking to our offices first.
We handle cases in the entire county of Gilchrist, which includes Bell, Fanning Springs and Trenton.
Legal Resources For Gilchrist County
- Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office
2024 South Main Street. Trenton, FL (352)463-3410
- Gilchrist County Courthouse
112 South Main Street. Trenton, FL (352) 463-3400
- Trenton Police Department
2024 South Main Street. Trenton, FL (352) 463-4010