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Wood County District Attorney

Office Information

Wood County District Attorney
Wood County Courthouse (Map)
3rd Floor
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F
Phone: (715) 421-8515

Mission Statement

The function of the District Attorney's Office is to prosecute cases with venue in Wood County in accordance with Section 978.05 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Cases include but are not limited to criminal actions, forfeiture actions, traffic actions and juvenile proceedings.

Programs & Services

The District Attorney's Office receives referrals from the various agencies in Wood County, including all law enforcement agencies, Department of Social Services, Child Support Enforcement and the Department of Justice. It is the responsibility of the office to review referrals and take appropriate action by way of deferrals, criminal charges, juvenile court action, etc. Appropriate action may include conducting court hearings through jury trial and appeal proceedings.

Office personnel are available to law enforcement agencies within the County 24 hours a day to assist in investigative decisions, provide legal advice and obtain search warrants. In addition, office personnel provide law enforcement with specialized training upon request.

Pursuant to statute, the District Attorney is responsible for other miscellaneous matters, including enforcing wage claims, immunization laws, rental weatherization laws and consumer protection related violations.