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Washington County was originally settled in the 1800s because of the rich soil on which it sits and its temperate weather, which both make for ideal growing conditions for vineyards and orchards. Visitors to Washington County not only get to experience some of the nation's best wines, but they can also visit the Washington County Museum. This museum is unique because it houses the old Washington County Jail, a one room jail that was built in 1853 and has subsequently been placed on the National Historic Register.
Washington County is also home to a number of talented Washington County lawyers who are excited about helping you in your legal situation. These attorneys are experienced in areas of law such as personal injury, tax, bankruptcy, product liability, real estate, business, employment discrimination, divorce, child custody, and many more.
A Washington County woman who ran off with her softball coach when she was 15 is now, years later, suing her former coach, an assistant coach, and the softball association for $6.2 million, claiming that she suffered server emotional and physical abuse. The woman, who was playing on a youth softball team in Washington County, was verbally and physically abused by her coach, who she then ran off with in 2003. In 2004, they were found living together in Kentucky under false identities. Her former coach is currently serving a prison sentence in Kentucky while the Washington County woman is now at home. The lawsuit states that the woman will need psychological counseling because of the sexual abuse she suffered.
Washington County is served by the Washington County Circuit Court, which is a court of general jurisdiction and has the power to hear most types of cases. If you have a case that needs to go to a judge or jury in Washington County, you will most likely go to this court. An experienced local attorney can help you significantly with your case in this court.
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