Kane County State Attorney in St. Charles Illinois

Address and phone number for Kane County State Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at 37W775 Route 38, St. Charles IL.

Kane County State Attorney
37W775 Route 38, St. Charles, Illinois, 60175

About the Kane County State Attorney

The Kane County State Attorney, located in St. Charles, IL, is an agency that prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of the St. Charles government. The District Attorney heads the St. Charles Prosecutor's Office, directing the attorneys who work for the office. In St. Charles, 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:
  • St. Charles criminal records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Kane County Court records
  • Jury selection process in St. Charles
  • Victim assistance programs
St. Charles Criminal Records

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

St. Charles Court Records

The Kane County State Attorney prosecutes criminal cases in St. Charles. 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 St. Charles, the Kane 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 St. Charles and Kane County law enforcement agencies to determine whether the evidence warrants prosecution. The DA also decides whether to offer a plea bargain or probation.

Kane County Victim Assistance Programs

In St. Charles, 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 Kane 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 Kane 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 Kane County State Attorney

You may contact the Kane County State Attorney by calling 630-232-3500, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Kane County State Attorney, 37W775 Route 38, St. Charles, Illinois, 60175.

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