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Located on the northern border of the state of Indiana, St. Joseph County Indiana was named after the St. Joseph River which flows through the county towards Lake Michigan. There are many institutions of higher learning in St. Joseph County such as Saint Mary’s College and the University of Notre Dame.
There are many experienced St. Joseph County lawyers in the area that are skilled in areas of law such as personal injury, tax, DUI, divorce, real estate, wills, automobile accidents, alimony, child custody, and many others.
The sheriff of St. Joseph County recently sued the county claiming that the county officials had violated state law by not paying him his required minimum salary for two years. The sheriff claims that the state law states that he must be paid the same salary as the St. Joseph county prosecutor, but was paid less than that for 2005 and 2007. In his lawsuit, the St. Joseph County sheriff claims that he was paid less than the base pay of the prosecutor, and that he is entitled to back wages to make up the difference. He is seeking $14,000 in back wages in his lawsuit.
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