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State's Attorney

The State's Attorney's Office serves the citizens of Hamlin County as the chief prosecutor for criminal case within the county. 

The State’s Attorney has the exclusive and statutory responsibility for prosecuting violations of the criminal laws of the State of South Dakota, as well as many other regulatory laws of the state and county including traffic regulations.


In addition of prosecuting criminal matters, the State's Attorney Office is responsible for providing legal advice and representation to the Hamlin County Board of Commissioners, other county elected and appointed department heads and staff members.

Reviewing the Laws
State's Attorney Information

John R. Delzer

Hamlin County State's Attorney

PO Box 175

Hayti, South Dakota 57241-0175

Phone:  605 983-9900

State's Attorney Hours

By Appointment Only

Closed on weekends and legal holidays. 

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