It is the responsibility of the St. Clair County State's Attorney to:
Provide counsel to the Grand Jury and to commence and prosecute all investigations before the Grand Jury;
Commence and prosecute all matters pursuant to the Juvenile Court Act of Illinois, including actions to adjudicate minors to be wards of the Court as a result of abuse, neglect or deliquesce and, further, to advise the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services concerning their duties and functions as the occur in St. Clair County;
Proceed on behalf of private persons and the Illinois Department of Public Aid in causes to assure the support of minor children in St. Clair County, or elsewhere by reciprocal action with other states;
Prosecute all actions pursuant to the laws and statutes of Illinois which provide for the involuntary commitment of mentally ill persons to the Illinois Department of Mental Health.
For more information contact the State's Attorney's office at 618-277-3892.