Grundy County

Official Website of Grundy County Government Offices

Freedom of Information Request for States Attorney

GRUNDY COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

Purpose / About:

FUNCTIONAL DIVISIONS

  1. CRIMINAL DIVISION
    • FELONIES
    • MISDEMEANORS
    • VICTIM WITNESS PROGRAM
    • JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAM
    • DRUG COURT PROGRAM
  2. CIVIL DIVISION

GRUNDY COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

The Office of the Grundy County State’s Attorney is a constitutional office with the State’s Attorney elected by the people of Grundy County for a four (4) year term of office. The Grundy County State’s Attorney has a criminal division and a civil division, as shown in the attached diagram of functional divisions. The Office has twelve (12) full time employees and two (2) part-time employees with the occasional interns. The Victim Witness program operates under the criminal division of the office as do the Juvenile Justice program and the Drug Court program. The functions of the State’s Attorney’s Office are two fold first to prosecute all crimes within the County of Grundy including felonies, misdemeanors and petty offenses, and second to act as counsel for the County of Grundy and its office holders.

Budget:

State’s Attorney’s Office: $787,172.00
Victim Witness Program: $59,307.00
Juvenile Justice: $80,612.00
Drug Court: $68,840.00

Contacts:

Grundy County Courthouse
111 E. Washington Street
Morris, Illinois 60450
Facsimile: 815-942-0142

Boards, Commissions, Committees or Councils:

  • Justice Assistance Board
  • Grundy County Board

Procedure for Making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests:

  1. Place the request for documents in writing providing a detailed description of the documents being requested. Providing detailed information ensures that the proper documents can be provided per your request.
  2. Submit your request to the Grundy County State’s Attorney at the address listed above.

Fees:

  • $0.15 for each copy after the first fifty (50) pages.

Additional Information:

The Freedom of Information Officers for the Grundy County State’s Attorney’s Office are:
Johnathan M.Bates, Grundy County State’s Attorney
Susan O. Bates, Grundy County Assistant State’s Attorney