Martin County Personal Injury Attorney

Just north of Palm Beach County is located Martin County, which is situated in what is commonly referred to as the Treasure Coast region of Florida. The County seat of Martin County is Stuart. The Martin County courthouse is located in downtown Stuart. Martin County Personal Injury Attorney Stephen J. Press handles personal injury cases throughout Martin County and routinely handles cases in the Martin County courthouse.

In 1925 Martin County was created by the Florida legislature with the northern portion coming from St. Lucie County in the southern portion coming from Palm Beach County. The county received its name for John W. Martin, Governor of Florida from 1925 to 1929.

Geography and Demographics

The County has a total area of 752.79 square miles and fronts on its East boundary the Atlantic Ocean. Martin County is famous for its beautiful beaches and inland waterways. The Western boundary of Martin County fronts Lake Okeechobee which is the largest freshwater lake east of the Mississippi River. The Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge is a national protected area. According to the 2000 census, there were 126,731 people, 55,002 households, and 36,213 families residing in the county.

Government

Martin County is a non-chartered County and its legislative body is a board of County commissioners. The board of County commissioners is in charge of all County executive and administrative functions except those assigned by the Florida Constitution to independent County officers or to the independent school district. Of course, the judicial branch is independent of the board of County commissioners. The law offices of Martin County personal injury attorney, Stephen J. Press has represented victims of personal injury for over 40 years.

Attractions and points of interest
  • Audubon of Martin County: Possum Long Nature Center.
  • Elliott Museum on Hutchinson Island.
  • Jonathan Dickinson State Park
  • Martin County Fair
  • Savannas Preserve State Park

Martin County counts many historic areas that are on the national register of historic places:

  • Olympic school, 1925
  • Trapper Nelson Zoo Historic District
  • House of Refuge at Gilberts bar, 1876
  • Lyric Theater, 1927
  • Old March County Courthouse, 1937
Contact a Martin County Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve been injured as the result of someone’s negligence you should consult with a knowledgeable and professional personal injury attorney. The law offices of Martin County personal injury attorney, Stephen J. Press is ready to review your case at no charge. Remember, there is never a fee unless obtain a recovery for you. Please contact us at 561-833-2772 or contact us online.