State's Attorney

Our office reopened to the public on June 1.  While we look forward to resuming in-person services, we still strongly encourage residents to continue utilizing phone, email, and web-based communication to contact us whenever possible.

Patrons of the Peoria County Courthouse will be asked to wear a face-covering and maintain social distancing where possible and may be asked to provide contact information. Please check our reopening plan for full details, or call ahead, before making a trip.

Peoria County Courthouse Reopening Guidelines for Public and Staff

The State's Attorney has the statutory duty to serve the community's need for public safety and welfare by:

  • Vigorously and justly prosecuting juvenile and adult criminal offenders in Peoria County
  • To provide for the welfare of children by adjudicating cases of neglected, dependent or abused minors
  • To provide assistance to victims regarding the criminal justice process by treating them with respect and educating them on becoming effective participants in the process
  • To serve the taxpayers' interest in county government by initiating and defending actions on behalf of Peoria County government and officers and providing legal counsel to county departments