Judicial Services & Law Enforcement

  1. Attorney

    Generally the County Attorney is not permitted to represent or provide legal advice to private citizens. The County Attorney is the legal advisor for the county Board of Commissioners, other county officials, and county departments.

  2. Court Administration

    Clay County Court Administration is responsible for record keeping and case flow management for all the District Court cases filed within Clay County.

  3. Law Library

    The Clay County Law Library was established to make available, without charge, substantial and relevant legal materials for use by the judges and the courts of Minnesota; city, county, and state officials; members of the bar; and all inhabitants of Clay County, Minnesota.

  4. New Correctional Facility & Law Enforcement Center

    Information regarding the New Correctional Facility & Law Enforcement Center in Clay County, MN.

  5. Probation

    The Clay County Probation Office is dedicated to reducing recidivism by promoting offender change through proven strategies during safe and secure incarceration and effective community supervision.

  6. Public Defense Attorneys

    Find out what qualifies you to receive a public defense attorney.

  7. Restorative Justice

    The Restorative Justice Program is a service of the Clay County Attorney's Office. The program's primary purpose is to engage those harmed by crime or conflict and those responsible for the harm.

  8. Sheriff's Office

    The Sheriff's Office has 6 divisions: administration, Emergency Management, Investigations, Jail, Patrol, and Support Services.

  9. Specialty Courts

    Clay County District Court houses three specialty court programs: Domestic Violence Court, Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court.

  10. Victim / Witness Program

    The Clay County Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the Victim / Witness Program, is committed to providing assistance to victims and witnesses involved in the criminal justice system.

  11. West Central Regional Juvenile Center

    The West Central Regional Juvenile Center (WCRJC) functions as a coed secure facility, as well as a coed nonsecure care program.