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Iroquois County State's Attorney

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 550 South Tenth
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: 815.432.6980
Fax: 815.432.3485
Contact Person:

James Devine - Iroquois County State's Attorney
Phone: 815.432.6980

  Service Profile:
Service/program name: County Counsel
Description: The State's Attorney is legal advisor and counselor for all county officials (including property tax appeals) and chief prosecuting officer of the county. While the position of State's Attorney is a county elected office, it is partially funded by the state.

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Office is located in the southwest corner of the first floor of the Iroquois County Courthouse.

If someone feels that he is the victim of a crime (as opposed to a civil matter) he should report it to the police for investigation. After the investigation is complete, an Assistantís Stateís Attorney will discuss the matter and advise on filing a criminal case. Emergency referrals will be made to appropriate community service agencies as needed. Support is given to intimidated witnesses. Any citizen is eligible to inquire and there is no fee for any services of the State's Attorney's Office.




Service/program name: Iroquois County Prosecutor
Description: The Iroquois County State's Attorney's Office is primarily a prosecuting agency representing the citizens of Iroquois County and the victim(s) of crime. This office handles felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases as well as juvenile court matters and mental health hearings.

If someone feels that he is the victim of a crime (as opposed to a civil matter) he should report it to the police for investigation. After the investigation is complete, an Assistantís Stateís Attorney will discuss the matter and advise on filing a criminal case. Emergency referrals will be made to appropriate community service agencies as needed. Support is given to intimidated witnesses. Any citizen is eligible to inquire and there is no fee for any services of the State's Attorney's Office.

Services include: Prosecution of crimes, including traffic, misdemeanor, and felony offenses; handling of juvenile court cases, including delinquency, neglect, abuse, truancy; prosecution of domestic violence cases, paternity and non-support matter (IDPH); civil division handles all legal advice to county officers and the county board, and addresses a variety of civil matters (e.g., zoning issues; health and environmental matters; animal cases which reach court; injunctions; nuisances; etc.)
Phone: 815.432.6980
  General Information:
Description: Primarily a prosecuting agency representing the citizens of Iroquois County and the victim(s) of crime, handling felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases as well as juvenile court matters and mental health hearings.
Agency Type: State
Territory/Geographical area: Iroquois County only

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