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Criminal Defense in Winter Haven

Located in Polk County, the City of Winter Haven is the second largest city in the county. After a misdemeanor or DUI arrest in Winter Haven or the northeastern portions of Polk County, the case will be prosecuted at the courthouse in Winter Haven.

This branch courthouse is located in the Gill Jones Center. Only one courtroom is used at the Winter Haven Courthouse. Because of its limited size, the jury selection process occurs at the Polk County Courthouse located at 255 North Broadway Avenue in Bartow, FL.

The court typically has three consecutive weeks of motions followed by one week of jury trials. Criminal matters are typically held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Attorneys for Criminal Defense in Winter Haven, FL

The attorneys at Sammis Law Firm represent clients at the Winter Haven Branch Courthouse located at 3425 Lake Alfred Road in Winter Haven, FL.

If you are charged with a crime in Polk County and your case will be heard at the Winter Haven branch courthouse, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Sammis Law Firm.

Call 813-250-0500 today.


Additional Resources

Winter Haven Police Department - The Winter Haven Police Department has 31 civilian support personnel and 90 sworn police officers. The police department in Winter Haven, FL, handles more than 60,000 calls each year. The current Chief of Police is Charlie Bird.

Clerk of Court in Winter Haven, FL - Visit the website of the clerk of court to find the official records and court records for cases pending in Polk County, including cases pending in the courthouse in Winter Haven, FL. The clerk of court has an address at the courthouse in Winter Haven which is known as the "Northeast Polk County Government Center."

Florida's 10th Judicial Circuit in Polk County - The County Court Judge assigned to the Winter Haven Courthouse is the Honorable Bob Grode.

State Attorney's Office in Winter Haven, FL - Visit the website of the State Attorney's Office for the 10th Judicial Circuit in Polk County, FL (often called "sao10"), to find their mailing address. The current State Attorney is Brian Haas. 


This article was last updated on Friday, June 22, 2018.