The public generally identifies the county prosecutor as primarily responsible for prosecuting serious crimes within the county. In addition, the prosecutor is the legal advisor to all county elected officials, the board of county commissioners, the board of elections, townships and public libraries.
The Civil Division of the Greene County Prosecutor's Office defends and prosecutes lawsuits and actions to which these clients may be a party. It is the prosecutor's duty to advise these public clients as to their legal rights and responsibilities.
The Civil Division is also legal counsel for the Greene County Children Services Board and represents the CSB in cases involving abused, neglected or dependent children.
This division also collects delinquent real estate taxes on behalf of the county’s political subdivisions.