On behalf of the hard working men and women of the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, thank you for visiting and welcome to our Website. I invite you to explore the site and see for yourself the broad array of services performed by the office.
The first priority of the state’s attorney’s office is to represent the interests of our community, which includes you, your family and the people of Illinois in criminal proceedings and to get violent offenders who threaten our safety off our streets. I do not take this responsibility lightly.
For information about court hearings, please these
links:16th Judicial Circuit websiteCOVID-19 Facebook page
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to loom as we navigate and await relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. All of us
in public safety and public health remain hard at work to minimize the
pandemic’s affect on Kane County and elsewhere is as much as possible.
Given that the coronavirus remains a significant public health threat, the
public will have limited access to Kane County court facilities for the
foreseeable future. This is done with the public’s health and safety in mind.
The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office still strives to assure justice and
the safety of the public, to meet the needs and demands of the public and to do
these things in a way that is safe for the public and all who work in the court
Visitors to all Kane County court facilities must wear a face covering at all
times and follow recommended social distancing guidelines. Each visitor will be
asked a series of questions and have their temperature taken before entering
the building. Only defendants are permitted inside the buildings, and court
officials hope to conduct as many hearings, including bench trials, as possible
by remote means. The number of people allowed in each courtroom and inside each
court facility is restricted. Further details are posted on the 16th judicial circuit’s
website, and updates will be posted on the 16th circuits coronavirus Facebook
Court employees, including the employees of court agents, such as our office
and the public defender’s office, are asked to work from home when possible.
When in the office, employees must wear a face covering in public areas.
The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office remains committed to providing all
mandated services to meet the public’s
needs. Victim safety remains a high priority,
however, so victim advocates are always available during business hours. For
additional victim assistance, contact Prairie State Legal
Services, Mutual Ground of Aurora or
Community Crisis Center of Elgin.
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all work together to navigate
If you have a reasonable belief that someone is physically or sexually abusing a child, or neglecting a child, you should report it to Illinois DCFS.
People who work with children, including teachers, coaches, school officials, daycare providers and healthcare providers, are required by law to make a report. However, anyone who suspects child abuse or neglect can make a report.
Just call 1-800-25-ABUSE (1-800-252-2873.)
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