Hernando County

Hernando County Traffic Ticket Attorneys

Hernando County is located north of Tampa in a fast growing area of Florida. The primary law enforcement agency is the Hernando County Sheriffs Office who is assisted in their police duties by the Florida Highway Patrol, City of Brooksville, and City of Weekiwachee police departments. In total, law enforcement officers in the county issued close to 25,000 moving violations last year. Almost 17,000 of those citations were issued for unlawful speed. The Florida Highway Patrol and Hernando County Sheriffs Office issued over 1,100 combined for careless driving. A majority of those citations were issued following an accident investigation.

Law enforcement in Hernando County arrested almost 800 individuals for Driving Under the Influence or DUI. The Sheriffs Officemade over half of the DUI arrests and has a DUI/traffic squad whose primary role is traffic and DUI enforcement. Aside from DUI arrests, law enforcement officers in Hernando County issued nearly 3,500 criminal citations for everything from reckless driving, driving while license suspended, and no valid driver’s license.

Hernando County is part of the 5th Judicial Circuit which encompasses Marion, Lake, Sumter, and Citrus counties. The county has two Judges, Kurt Hitzemann and Donald Scaglione. The county also has five Circuit Court Judges, Richard Tombrink, Jack Springstead, Curtis Neal, Stephen Rushing and Daniel Merritt.

If you are facing a criminal charge or you have received a criminal or civil infraction in Hernando County please call our office at so we can discuss the individual facts of your case.

Cities in Hernando County include Spring Hill, Weeki Wachee Gardens, South Brooksville, Ridge Manor West, Ridge Manor, Pine Island, North Weeki Wachee, North Brooksville, Nobleton, Masaryktown, Lake Lindsey, Istachatta, Hill ‘n Dale, High Point, Hernando Beach, Garden Grove, Brookridge, Bayport, and Aripeka.