Wabash County State Attorney in Mount Carmel Illinois

Address and phone number for Wabash County State Attorney, a District Attorney Office, at North Market Street, Mount Carmel IL.


Name
Wabash County State Attorney
Address
401 North Market Street, Mount Carmel, Illinois, 62863
Phone
618-263-3753
Fax
618-262-5790

About the Wabash County State Attorney

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

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

Mount Carmel Court Records

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

Wabash County Victim Assistance Programs

In Mount Carmel, 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 Wabash 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 Wabash 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 Wabash County State Attorney

You may contact the Wabash County State Attorney by calling 618-263-3753, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Wabash County State Attorney, 401 North Market Street, Mount Carmel, Illinois, 62863.


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