Cache officials consider establishing justice court

Cache County officials are considering whether to establish a county justice court. Justice courts handle all infractions along with class-B and class-C misdemeanors that occur in their communities.A Cache County justice court would handle such incidents in the unincorporated areas of the county.About 2,200 such cases are handled annually in Logan’s First District Court. County Attorney James Swink said several cities have expressed interest in partnering with the county to open a justice court and share its facilities, judges and clerks. Swink said he plans to soon meet with several mayors from interested cities. He declined to say specifically which cities are interested. The Cache County Council would have to approve the implementation of a justice court.

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