Does the County Counsel give legal advice to members of the public?

No. The County Counsel, by statute, is the lawyer for the Board of Supervisors, elected and appointed department officials, and County employees in their official capacity of County government. The County Counsel may not give legal advice to members of the public.

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1. Does the County Counsel give legal advice to members of the public?
2. I have suffered personal injury or property damage, which I believe was caused by the County or one of its employees. How do I go about collecting for my damages.
3. Can I serve a lawsuit against the County by serving the County Counsel?
4. I would like to view some County records. Can I get them from the County Counsel’s Office?
5. Can I speak with the County Counsel, Jeffrey S. Blanck, as his name is listed at the top of the paperwork I received?
6. I would like a copy of the Humboldt County Code. Can I get it from the County Counsel’s Office?