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Lake County Attorney

The Lake County Attorney’s Office prosecutes crimes which occur in Lake County, such as felonies, gross misdemeanors and misdemeanors.  The county attorney also represents Lake County, giving legal advice on civil proceedings to all county departments.  They also initiate Child in Need of Protection or Services (CHIPS) petitions to protect abused or neglected children in the county, and file involuntary commitment actions to provide necessary treatment for individuals who are mentally ill and/or chemically dependent.

Front desk of Lake County Attorney's office.
Front desk of Lake County Attorney’s office.

The Lake County Attorney’s office does not represent individual citizens and cannot give legal advice.

County Offices Open By Appointment Only
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, county offices are closed to the general public. Those in need of county services are asked to contact departments directly to make an appointment.