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Prosecutor's Office

County Prosecutor:    Karl Sloan
Phone Number:    (509) 422-7280

The Prosecuting Attorney is an elected position, partisan, 4-year term. Duties are established by state constitution and statutes.

MISSION: To motivate compliance with and respect for the law by punishing law violations, facilitating restitution and encouraging rehabilitation, while providing sound legal advice and representation to the various county agencies.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDE:

  • DISTRICT COURT: Violation of state statutes involving misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors committed by adults or criminal traffic violations by juveniles 16 and over; representation of the state’s interest at involuntary commitment hearings relating to alcohol abuse.
     

  • SUPERIOR COURT: Violation of state statutes involving felonies committed by adults, and all crimes committed by juveniles; representation of the state’s interest at involuntary mental commitment hearings; civil practice includes paternity establishment, enforcement of child support orders, tort actions, and defense of lawsuits brought against the county.
     

  • APPELLATE COURTS: Handle appeals of lower court decisions to the Court of Appeals, Washington State Supreme Court, and potentially to the United States Supreme Court.
     

  • LEGAL ADVISOR to all county departments including the county commissioners.
     

  • CRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCE: Assist victims of crime with restitution recoupment process, as a legal advocate facilitating prosecution and as a referral source for community services.

Special assistance for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Administration Building
237 Fourth Avenue N.
Okanogan, WA 98840
Telephones: (509) 422-7280
TTY/Voice Use: 1 800 833-6388


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Last updated on 02/18/07