Michael Fritz - County Attorney
County Attorney is an elected official who must be a licensed
attorney in the State of Minnesota. The most important function is to
act as the chief prosecutor for the State in criminal proceedings.
Serves as legal advisor to the Grand Jury, examines witnesses in the
presence of the Grand Jury, issues subpoenas to bring witnesses before
the Grand Jury, and Prepares indictments for the Grand Jury.
Represents interests of county in juvenile proceedings and civil
actions, provides opinion and advice to the County Board of
Commissioners and county offices. Represents interests of the County in
the collection of the support and determination of paternity, also for
judicial commitment of people for mental illness.