County Counsel

Welcome to County Counsel

The mission of the County Counsel’s Office is to provide high quality legal services to the Board of Supervisors, County Executive Officers, and other County departments and elected officials, as well as dependent special districts.

Please Note

The Office of the County Counsel does not provide legal advice to the general public.


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Legal Resources​​

Find the websites and phone numbers for Government Entities, Nevada County Superior Court, Bar Associations, and unaffiliated local resources.
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Commonly Requested Ordinances

Find information on Nevada County's most frequently searched and asked about Ordinances.
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Frequently Asked Questions​

Our FAQ page answers questions that range from if County Counsel gives free legal advice to which attorney is working on your case.