We have an office located at 200 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236 .
Sarasota County, Florida is located in the Tampa metropolitan area. The estimated population is 367,000 and the county seat is Sarasota. The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office is the largest police agency in the county. In most instances when someone gets involved in a traffic crash in the unincorporated areas of Sarasota County, the Florida Highway Patrol responded to investigate the crash and issue a ticket.
Other law enforcement agencies in Sarasota County include, Longboat Key, Venice, Sarasota, Sarasota-Bradenton Airport Police, and North Port. Last year law enforcement in Sarasota County issued over 40,000 moving violations to motorists. Almost half of those violations were for unlawful speed. The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office, North Police Police, Sarasota Police, and Venice Police Departments all have specialized traffic units. These deputies and officers use motorcycles and undercover vehicles to pull motorists over for any moving violation. In addition, the Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. assigned to Sarasota County is constantly flying over the quarter mile lines in the county and making sure that hundreds of motorists a month are ticketed for a moving violation.
There are five county court Judges in Sarasota County. One judge is permanently assigned to the Courthouse in Venice and the other four Judges are in Sarasota. Starting in January of 2010 Judge Judith Goldman will be the Venice Judge, listening to serious bodily injury and fatality accident cases. That is in addition to her responsbility of presiding over criminal county and civil cases. In Sarasota, Judges Bonner and Denkin preside over criminal misdemeanor cases. Judges Galen and LoGalbo are assigned to the civil division, and they listen to all civil traffic infractions.
Have you been arrested for DUI in Sarasota? If so, please contact our Sarasota DUI Lawyers by visiting our website devoted exclusviely to DUI defense in Sarasota County.
We cover all areas of Sarasota County, including Bee Ridge, Desoto Lakes, Englewood, Fruitville, Gulf Gate Estates, Kensington Park, Lake Sarasota, Laurel, Nokomis, North Sarasota, Osprey, Plantation, Ridge Wood Heights, Sarasota Springs, Siesta Key, South Gate Ridge, Sarasota Sarasota, South Venice, Southgate, The Meadows, Vamo, Venice Gardens, and Warm Mineral Springs.
If you have a pending criminal case or you have received a moving violation in Sarasota County, Florida please call our office. We are here to help you so call now.