Grundy County State Attorney in Morris Illinois

Address and phone number for Grundy County State Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at East Washington Street, Morris IL.


Name
Grundy County State Attorney
Address
111 East Washington Street, Morris, Illinois, 60450
Phone
815-941-3276
Fax
815-942-0142

About the Grundy County State Attorney

The Grundy County State Attorney, located in Morris, IL, is an agency that prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of the Morris government. The District Attorney heads the Morris Prosecutor's Office, directing the attorneys who work for the office. In Morris, the District Attorney plays a central role in criminal cases, working with police to decide whether to bring charges and prosecuting the case in court. The DA's Office also maintains court records that are open to the public.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • Morris criminal records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Grundy County Court records
  • Jury selection process in Morris
  • Victim assistance programs
Morris Criminal Records

The District Attorney's Office keeps criminal records that are available to the public. These records can include Morris arrest records, police reports, and court documents. Some criminal records may only be available to family members of the individual.

Morris Court Records

The Grundy County State Attorney prosecutes criminal cases in Morris. These criminal cases produce court records, including witness lists, sentencing recommendations, and testimony. While the DA's Office also maintains grand jury proceedings, these are not open to the public. The DA's Office makes other court records available to the public.

Criminal Prosecutions

In Morris, the Grundy County District Attorney decides whether to bring an offender to trial. The DA has a great deal of latitude to choose not to prosecute or what charges to bring. The DA's Office works with Morris and Grundy County law enforcement agencies to determine whether the evidence warrants prosecution. The DA also decides whether to offer a plea bargain or probation.

Grundy County Victim Assistance Programs

In Morris, victim assistance programs help victims of crime. These programs connect the District Attorney's Office with crime victims to ensure the role of victims in a criminal case. Victim advocates help victims understand the criminal justice system, their rights as victims, and community services available to crime victims. Contact the DA's Office for more information about victim assistance programs.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

The District Attorney plays a role in jury selection and sentencing. Working with the Grundy County Public Defender's Office or opposing counsel, the DA selects a jury. During a trial, the DA then makes opening statements, presents the state's case, and cross examines witnesses. After a conviction, the Grundy County District Attorney makes a recommendation for sentencing. In the case of acquittal, the DA decides whether to appeal the case to an IL appeals court or refile the case. The District Attorney also decides whether to refile or dismiss the case if a trial ends in a deadlocked jury.

Contact the Grundy County State Attorney

You may contact the Grundy County State Attorney by calling 815-941-3276, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Grundy County State Attorney, 111 East Washington Street, Morris, Illinois, 60450.


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