Criminal Defense Resources
If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense in Bay County, you are likely confused, anxious and curious. James Levy understands the added worry that you are now facing. He has created this page to provide you detailed information about various misdemeanor and felony offenses, as well as related administrative matters. Below you will find additional local resources to help you better address your situation.
Track Your Case in Bay County: This site offers information on requesting and receiving public record information on your case, along with any other public case in the county.
Find Your Bay County Booking Information & Photo: Contains a database that provides booking information and photos on those arrested for various crimes.
The Fourteenth Judicial Circuit DUI Program is dedicated to customer service and public safety. We provide services to the residents of Bay County in the Florida panhandle. Our goal is to promote recovery from substance abuse, educate and prevent DUI.
Probation Related Links:
Salvation Army Probation Services (Misdemeanor Probation) Provides information on the process involved in the Salvation Army Correctional Services Probation program. Contracted with multiple Florida counties, the Salvation Army provides supervision for misdemeanor offenders sentenced to probation in county court.
Florida Dept. of Corrections (Felony Probation & Inmate Inquiry) The primary site for the Department of Corrections and contains information of offender searches, citizen services, criminal justice links and relevant forms.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) The main web site for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and offers information on criminal justice, citizen issues, crime statistics, sexual offenders, criminal history records and much more.
Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Provides information of the juvenile criminal process in the state of Florida.
Florida State Statutes This website is contains a comprehensive and complete listing of all current Florida Statutes.
Boating Alcohol and Drug Regulations: It is a violation of Florida law to operate a vessel while impaired by alcohol or other drugs. A vessel operator suspected of boating under the influence must submit to a sobriety test and a chemical test to determine blood or breath alcohol content. In Florida, a vessel operator is presumed to be under the influence if their blood or breath alcohol content is at or above .08 percent.
Divorce & Family Resources
Bay County Clerk: A Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) is an action to terminate the contract of marriage. These matters are governed by the laws of the State of Florida (Florida Statutes) and the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure.
Bay County Divorce Support Groups:First Baptist Church 32 West 6th street C Building (upstairs) Panama City, FL 32401 850-785-6146 Hiland Park Baptist Church 2611 North Highway 231 Panama City, FL 32405 850-785-6530
Children and Divorce
Helping kids cope with separation and divorce. For children, divorce can be stressful, sad, and confusing. At any age, kids may feel uncertain or angry at the prospect of mom and dad splitting up. As a parent, you can make the process and its effects less painful for your children. Helping your kids cope with divorce means providing stability in your home and attending to your children’s needs with a reassuring, positive attitude. It won’t be a seamless process, but these tips can help your children cope.