What is the difference between the Washington County Prosecutor and the Fayetteville City Prosecutor?
Many people get confused because both offices are located in Fayetteville. The City of Fayetteville takes complaints and prosecutes misdemeanor cases that are committed within the Fayetteville city limits. For example, DWI #1 #2 or #3, hot checks under $1,000, shoplifting under $1,000, battery 3rd degree (domestic abuse), minor traffic citations and city ordinance violations.

The Washington County Prosecutor's office takes complaints and prosecutes on felony level cases. For example, homicide, DWI #4, hot checks over $1,000, shoplifting over $1,000 and misdemeanors which occur in Washington County. The county also prosecutes juveniles. Washington County Prosecutor

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1. What is the Fayetteville City Prosecutor's Office?
2. What does the Prosecutor's Office do?
3. What is the difference between the Washington County Prosecutor and the Fayetteville City Prosecutor?
4. I have been the victim of a crime, how can the Fayetteville Prosecutor's Office help me?
5. I am the victim of a battery (domestic abuse) and my spouse / boyfriend / girlfriend has been arrested. What can I expect?
6. I need a restraining order. How do I get one?
7. I have a court date with the prosecutor what can I expect?
8. Can I drop charges in a case for which I was the victim?
9. What is a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) and a DUI (Driving Under the Influence)?
10. How can I get my police report if I have a court date?