County Attorney

Jason Batts

Phone: (270) 653-6335
Fax: (844) 579-7678​

110 East Clay Street
Clinton, KY 42031

Monday - Friday / 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The duties and responsibilities of the Hickman County Attorney are to serve as legal counsel to the Fiscal Court of Hickman County; to attend Fiscal Court meetings, to defend the County in certain legal actions, including, but not limited to, collection of delinquent taxes and to provide for the collection of ad valorem taxes in foreclosures. The Hickman County Attorney also prosecutes violations of the traffic and misdemeanor laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky as they fall within the jurisdictional limits of District Court. The County Attorney also assists in the establishment of paternity and of child support, and collection of on-going child support and arrearages.​