welcome to the Nelson County attorney's office

The County Attorney has many responsibilities. The County Attorney prosecutes misdemeanor crimes (crimes which are punishable by one year in jail or less) and violations (crimes punishable by fines, but no jail time) that occur in the County. The County Attorney also prosecutes all juvenile cases, except under the exceptional circumstances when a juvenile offender is tried as an adult. The County Attorney serves as the legal advisor to the fiscal court of the County and drafts county ordinances. For a listing of select Nelson County Ordinances, click here. The County Attorney is also responsible for collecting delinquent property taxes in Nelson County.




Nelson County Attorney
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Nelson County Child Support
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone Calls will be accepted from
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


We are located at 202 East Stephen Foster.
Click the map below for directions.


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