The Probation Department offers a variety of services.
630-407-8400 (main line)
Some minors may have an opportunity to participate in Diversion. Services are facilitated by the arresting agency or the Probation Department, depending on the nature of the minor's offense and other factors.
Adjudicated minors formally involved with Juvenile Court may be sentenced to probation. Youths sentenced to a term of probation by the Juvenile Court will receive services facilitated by the Probation Department.
For a list of services or to obtain a copy of Probation's Family Guide please visit:
Most youth being detained by DuPage County agencies are held at the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center (KCJJC) (37W655 IL-38, St Charles, IL 60175). A screening is conducted by Probation Department staff, in conjuction with the arresting officer, prior to most youth being admitted to the KCJJC for detention.
DuPage County Probation staff transport youth to and from court hearings held in DuPage County.
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the KCJJC please (scroll down to "Juvenile Justice FAQs) visit:
On occasion, a youth may be detained at the DuPage County Jail, which is predominantly an adult facility. To learn more about visitation, mail/letters, and other aspects of the DuPage County Jail, visit the DuPage County Sheriff's website
DuPage County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Program
Offers a 30-minute consultation with an attorney. You are not obligated to hire the referred attorney nor is the attorney obligated to accept you as a client.
Information and resources available to victims of violent crimes.
Expungement can be a challenging process to understand. There may be costs associated with expungement. The links below can help you understand what types of juvenile cases can be expunged and how to request the process in eligible cases. These resources offer answers to frequently asked questions, definitions associated with the process, and links to important documents.
The Illinois legislature made important changes to expungement laws, effective January 1, 2018. Public Act 100-0285 http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=100-0285
Additional resources are listed below. If you still have questions, contact the attorney involved in your case for guidance.
Illinois Legal Aid Online
The Office of the State Appellate Defender
DuPage County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Illinois Supreme Court - Approved Statewide Documents http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Forms/approved/expungement/expungement.asp
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