Hendry County is located in central south west Florida area. The county is located east of Fort Meyers. Hendry County has seen a fair amount of growth in the recent years and the current population of the county is said to be around 39,000. The county has 2 major police departments, but the primary law enforcement of the county is the responsibility of the Hendry County Sheriff’s office. The 2 police departments are Clewiston Police Department and the La Belle Police Department. All of the law enforcement in Hendry County is very proactive and they also work side by side with Florida Highway Patrol.
Hendry County see’s a lot of motorists each year as they pass through the county to get to their destination. Due to this fact the Florida Highway Patrol is known to be very aggressive. The majority of the close to 4,000 citations issued in the past year where for unlawful speed. Hardee County employs a variety of methods to clock one’s speed. These can include the use of radar and laser guns, pacing, speed traps and other approved measures for catching motorists who have been speeding. Aside from the moving violations that were issued in the past year, the law enforcement teams of the area have been responsible for issuing over 2,000 criminal citations. These can include driving under the influence, driving on a suspended license as well as many other criminal infractions.
Our team of experienced lawyers have been handling cases for people in Hendry County for several years. We have become very familiar with the county’s only judge as well as the law enforcement personnel. If you are facing charges in Hendry County, please call our office at anytime at 1-800-Fight-It, to discuss your case. There is no obligation to speak with us.
Hendry county is part of the 20th judicial circuit. The county judge is Judge James Sloan. The county seat, which is also the location of the courthouse, is located in La Belle.
We have been successful serving residents of Hendry County which includes Clewiston, Harlem, Labelle, Port La Belle, and Felda for years now. Call us today.
Legal Resources For Hendry County
- Hendry County Sheriff’s Office
101 South Bridge Street. La Belle, FL. (863) 674-4060
- Hendry County Courthouse
25 East Hickpochee Avenue. La Belle, FL (863) 675-5217
- La Belle Police Department
101 S.Bridge Street La belle, FL (863) 674-5600
- Clewiston Police Department
205 West Ventura Avenue. Clewiston, FL. (863) 983-1474