Gulf County is located in the panhandle of Florida. The county was named for the Gulf of Mexico. A small county with just under 14,000 residents. Gulf County is home to the St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. The only police department for the county is that of the Port St. Joe Police Department. Port St Joe Police work side by side with Florida Highway Patrol using aggressive measures to enforce the laws. In the past year the team have issues over 1,000 moving violations. Both of these departments also work closely with the Gulf County Sheriff’s Office.
Florida Highway Patrol uses a variety of methods to catch speeding motorists. They have been known to use speed traps, laser and radar guns, as well as marked and unmarked cars to catch people who are not following the posted speed limits. Have you fallen victim to the officials of Gulf County? Our team of experienced lawyers are very familiar with the Gulf County officials as well as the county’s only judge. If you are facing criminal charges or have been issued any traffic violations in Gulf County please call our offices today at 1-800-Fight-It.
Gulf County is part of the 14th judicial circuit, and the county’s only judge, is Judge Fred. N. Witten. Judge Witten will preside over all misdemeanors and traffic violations while the circuit judge, Judge Elijah Smith will hear all criminal cases for the county. The courthouse is located in Port St. Joe, which is also the county seat.
We can help people in all areas of Gulf County, which include Dalkeith, Highland View, Honeyville, Overstreet, and Port St. Joe, and White City.
Legal Resources For Gulf County
- Gulf County Sheriff’s Office
1000 Cecil G Costin Sr Bl #302. Port St. Joe, FL. (850) 639-6700
- Gulf County Courthouse
1000 Cecil G Costin Sr Bl #138. Port St. Joe, FL. (850) 229-6113
- Port St. Joe Police Department
305 Cecil G Costin Sr Blvd. Port St. Joe, FL. (850) 227-1414