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Complete Grant County, WA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Grant County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Grant County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Grant County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Grant County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Legal Resources

Washington State Department of Commerce - Crime Victim Resource Guide - Grant County

The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Resource Guide can help you to locate a non-emergency victim service provider in Washington State. Each service provider offers a variety of services including: crisis intervention, advocacy, support groups, medical and mental health care, transitional housing, and emergency shelter. Additionally, some service providers may focus on domestic violence or sexual assault. You can search the directory using the county map to locate a service provider.  

Grant County Crime Victims/Witnesses Support Program

The Victim/Witness Unit has been established in the Grant Count Prosecuting Attorney's Office to assist victims and witnesses through the criminal justice process.  The Grant County Prosecuting Attorney recognizes that recovering from crime takes time and that victims and witnesses deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.  Many victims and witnesses have never been significantly involved in the criminal justice process and do not know what to expect. Here's an example of just some of the services offered by the Victim/Witness Unit: Notify victims of hearing dates and changes to those dates; Explain the court process; Familiarize victims and witnesses with courtrooms prior to trials and hearings; Provide a safe location for victims and witnesses to wait prior to testifying or attending hearings; Provide information about available protection from threats or harm; Assist victims in obtaining restitution; Inform victims of their rights; Attend defense and/or prosecution interviews with victims and witnesses; Attend hearings or trial with a victim; Connect victims with available resources, such as Crime Victims Compensation; Notify victims of the final outcome of a case.

Grant County District Court

 Washington State district and municipal courts may consider civil and criminal matters related to misdemeanor criminal cases, traffic, non-traffic, and parking infractions, domestic violence protection orders, civil actions of $75,000 or less, and small claims up to $5,000.  
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Grant County Superior Court

 Washington has 39 Superior Courts, one in each of Washington's 39 counties. Superior Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction in Washington. A Superior Court may consider all civil and criminal matters occurring within a county's boundary. The Superior Court also has exclusive jurisdiction over civil matters in which the amount in controversy is more than $75,000, felony cases, estate and probate matters, family law cases (including divorces and child custody hearings), and juvenile proceedings. They act as a court of appeal for cases from the District and Municipal Courts.  

Grant County Prosecuting Attorney

Their mission is to serve the citizens of Grant County by providing the fair and impartial administration of justice, while adhering to the highest ethical standards of the legal profession while discharging otheir responsibilities. These responsibilities include: Protecting the public by responsibly prosecuting violations of the law; Assisting and advocating the rights of crime victims; Promoting professionalism within the criminal justice system; Impartially advising the Board of County Commissioners and the elected and appointed officials of Grant County; Effectively and ethically prosecuting and defending all civil actions to which Grant County may be a party; Remaining accountable to the citizens of Grant County by using public funds as efficiently as possible and operating in a fiscally responsible manner.

Grant County Jail and inmate information

Learn more at this link about Grant County Corrections including Inmate Roster, Grant County Jail, Grant County Work Release Center, Visitation, Work Release Program, and Work Crew Details.

Grant County Sheriff

The Grant County Sheriff's Department has a mission - to enhance the quality of public safety through unbiased public service, in cooperation with the communities they serve. Their Vision Statement - to provide a consistent, cohesive organization based upon communication, education, accountability and loyalty to themselves and the community.

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