Barton County Attorney's Office
The County Attorney is the chief law enforcement officer in Barton County. The Office is staffed by the County Attorney (elected), three Assistant Attorneys, an Investigator / Office Manager, six legal secretaries and a Victim Advocate. The Office handles felony crimes, select misdemeanor and traffic prosecutions and other specialized prosecutions. Generally, cases include murder, rape, robbery, juvenile offenses, care and treatment actions, child in need of care, criminal appeals and select traffic offenses. The County Attorney’s Office also conducts inquisitions into alleged criminal activities, oversees the preparation of search warrants and assists law enforcement in investigations when needed.