The Hancock County Prosecutor's office is legal council to all elected officials as well as other County entities. They include 26 County offices, 17 Townships, and 8 School Districts. The Civil Division of the Hancock County Prosecutor's Office is responsible for giving legal advice as to contract reviewing, resolution writing, document interpreting, labor matters and numerous other legal aspects that are necessary to support the county department and various other Hancock County political entities.
The civil division responsibilities require attendance at a variety of board meetings, often times held in the evening. Much of the civil division assistant's responsibilities consist of assisting with the administrative aspects of County and Township government.