Wood County District Attorney
Wood County Courthouse
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F
Phone: (715) 421-8515
The function of the District Attorney's Office is to prosecute cases with venue
in Wood County in accordance with Section 978.05 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Cases
include but are not limited to criminal actions, forfeiture actions, traffic actions
and juvenile proceedings.
Programs & Services
The District Attorney's Office receives referrals from the various agencies in Wood
County, including all law enforcement agencies, Department of Social Services, Child
Support Enforcement and the Department of Justice. It is the responsibility of the
office to review referrals and take appropriate action by way of deferrals, criminal
charges, juvenile court action, etc. Appropriate action may include conducting court
hearings through jury trial and appeal proceedings.
Office personnel are available to law enforcment agencies within the County 24 hours
a day to assist in investigative decisions, provide legal advice and obtain search
warrants. In addition, office personnel provide law enforcement with specialized
training upon request.
Pursuant to statute, the District Attorney is responsible for other miscellaneous
matters, including enforcing wage claims, immunization laws, rental weatherization
laws and consumer protection related violations.