The Office of the Jay County Prosecuting Attorney is charged with the responsibility of representing the State of Indiana in all felony and misdemeanor criminal prosecutions resulting from crimes committed within Jay County, Indiana. In addition, the Jay County Prosecuting Attorney conducts criminal investigations, convenes and supervises Grand Jury proceedings, prosecutes traffic and other infraction violations of state law, and conducts juvenile adjudications and prosecutions.
The Child Support Division is required by Federal law to pursue child support cases for AFDC/TANF or Medicaid recipients. All parents, whether they are receiving these public benefits or not, are eligible to receive services through our office. Services provided include: establishing paternity, establishing and enforcing support orders, establishing and enforcing medical support orders, locating absent parents, review and modification of support orders and collecting current and past due child support.
The Victim’s Assistance Division provides assistance, guidance and information to Jay County crime victims.