Prosecutor

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MAT HECK, JR., PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

Greetings and welcome to the Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office website!

Our mission is to protect the rights, property, and well-being of the citizens of Montgomery County, Ohio through the fair, effective, and efficient prosecution of criminal offenders and accurate and timely legal advice and counsel to county and township officials.

Whether you are a victim, a witness, a taxpayer, a voter, or an interested citizen, I would like to assure you that my staff and I are at your service.
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The Prosecuting Attorney is the chief legal advisor and attorney for Montgomery County. The responsibilities of the County Prosecutor include the prosecution of persons charged with felony offenses, providing legal advice and counsel to all county elected officials and county departments, handling legal proceedings involving juveniles who violate the law, researching, drafting, and arguing all appeals of criminal and civil cases emanating from Montgomery County, and representing township trustees.

The primary function of the Prosecuting Attorney is to prosecute felony criminal cases in the county. The Criminal Division handles cases before the Grand Jury, Preliminary Hearings in Municipal and County Courts, hearings in Common Pleas Court, Juvenile Court, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Courts of Ohio and the United States. Prosecutors are also assigned to the County Courts and have jurisdiction in designated areas of the unincorporated townships.