Okeechobee County is located right in the middle of the state of Florida. A relatively small county with a population just shy of 40,000. The 3 major law enforcement agencies for this county are Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office, Okeechobee Police Department and Florida Highway Patrol. The bulk of the citations that were issued last year came from the Okeechobee County Sheriffs office. They were responsible for issuing just shy of 2,000 moving violations last year. Most of those infractions were for unlawful speed.
Okeechobee County’s location allows many people to travel through the county to get other locations in the state. Due to this reason Florida Highway Patrol is extremely aggressive in trying to catch as many speeding motorists as possible. All of the law enforcement in the county use the latest technology and all approved speed measuring devices. The law enforcement agencies are tough and if you are facing criminal charges or have received citations in this county, you will need a tough and experienced lawyer. Please call our law offices today at 1-800-fight-it and see how we can help you.
The county seat is Okeechobee and the county only has one county judge. The judge is Judge Jerald Bryant. Judge Bryant is responsible for hearing all misdemeanors and civil cases where the county’s 2 circuit judges will hear all criminal cases. Okeechobee County is part of the 19th Judicial circuit and the 2 circuit judges are Judge Lawerence Mirman and Judge F. Shields McManus.
We cover cases in all of Okeechobee County which includes, Okeechobee, Cypress quarters, Taylor Creek, Ancient Oaksy, Catterson, Barber Quarters, Basinger, Basswood Estates, Fort Drum, Hilolo, Mildred, Sherman, Treasure Island, Upthegrove Beach, Whispering Pines and Four Seasons.
Legal Resources For Okeechobee County
Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office
504 NW 4th Street. Okeechobee, FL. (863) 763-3117
Okeechobee County Courthouse
304 NW 2nd Street. Room 101. Okeechobee, FL. (863) 763-2131
Okeechobee Police Department
55 SE 3rd Ave. Okeechobee, FL. (863) 763-5521