Duties & Responsibilities
The Office of the Union County Public Defender provides legal representation for indigent clients who are unable to obtain private counsel for representation in specific matters before the court in Union County, Illinois:
Public Defender Services Available for The Following Case Types:
TR-Traffic CM-Criminal Misdemeanor
DT-DUI CF-Criminal Felony
JA-Juvenile Adjudication (DCFS cases parents and children)
The Public defender serves as defense counsel for defendants accused of various crimes and offenses in Union County. The office also represents children and parent respondents in Juvenile Adjudication cases, as well as disabled and incompetent individuals as court-appointed guardian ad litem.
Law Enforcement Resources
- Explanation of the criminal justice process
- Need a Ride to Court?
- Unites States Constitution for Criminal Defendants
- Illinois Constitution for Criminal Defendants
- Union County Probation Office: (618)-833‑7913