The Kane County Attorney's Office is dedicated to serving the public in a manner that is open and accountable, fair and just, and effective and efficient. The Kane County Attorney's Office handles the criminal prosecution of all felonies in Kane County along with all misdemeanor crimes in the unincorporated areas. The Kane County Attorney is the general legal counsel for the County and all of the county elected officials and departments. The Kane County Attorney's Office administers the Kane County Drug Court Program, the Kane County Children's Justice Center, and Kane County Victim Services. Currently the Kane County Attorney's Office also contracts with Kanab City for their misdemeanor criminal prosecution and as general legal counsel for the Kanab City Council and Kanab City Planning Commission. The current County Attorney, Rob Van Dyke, has two deputy attorneys, Jeff Stott and Reid Mann.
The County Attorney acts as general legal counsel for the County, each elected official and all of the County departments. Many residents of the county however are mistaken in the belief that the County Attorney should provide personal legal advice to them. In fact, the opposite is true.
If you are in need of personal legal assistance please refer to the links section. There you will find a link to the Utah State Courts' website which contains a lot of good information and self help tools. There is also a link for the Utah State Bar website where you can find an attorney that specializes in your area of concern. Because Kane County has very few private practice attorneys, the attorneys that work for the County Attorney are allowed to take private clients on a limited basis. If you are in need of their services please be clear about your request to hire an attorney for personal legal advice when contacting the County Attorney's Office.