Resources

Each year, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office hosts a Victim Memorial Service as a special tribute to victims of violent crime and their families as well as those who have survived violent crime.

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If property was seized from you by a law enforcement agency for forfeiture, a Preliminary Review Hearing will be conducted to determine whether there is probable cause that the property may be subject to forfeiture.

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Cook County AVN is a system that offers victims and witnesses of crime two important resources: information and notification.

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The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office played a proactive role in crafting the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act and ensuring this historic legislation provides the most extensive, equitable form of conviction relief possible.

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The mission of the Child Support Enforcement Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office is to help parents and custodial guardians establish paternity, receive child support and enforce support obligations owed by non-custodial parents to their children.

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The Cook County State's Attorney maintains a Consumer Fraud Unit for the benefit of consumers who are victimized by unscrupulous persons and businesses.

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The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office's Consumer Fraud Unit offers the following Consumer Complaint Forms: After you return the Consumer Complaint Form to the State’s Attorney’s Office, your case will be assigned a file number and reviewed by an Assistant State’s Attorney.

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State’s Attorney Foxx is committed to creating safer, healthier communities by using prosecutorial resources strategically, appropriately, and supporting reforms that avoid needlessly bringing people into the justice system. As such, providing effective alternatives to traditional prosecution and incarceration of non-violent offenders is a priority. These efforts are commonly referred to as “diversion”. 

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The Cook County State's Attorney's Office continually strives to improve its services to victims of domestic violence. To that end, in February of 1997, the office created a Domestic Violence Division that aggressively prosecutes these cases on a county-wide basis with a staff of specially trained attorneys.

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Restorative Justice Community Court (RJCC) Pre-Plea

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The Crime Victim’s Compensation Act was enacted in 1973 and provides financial compensation to innocent victims of violent crime and their families. Eligible victims or their family members receive compensation for certain out-of-pocket expenses, medical/hospital expenses or loss of earnings.

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Stealing someone's identity to buy everything from cars, consumer goods, and mortgages, while leaving the victim's credit rating in ruins is one of the fastest growing crimes in America.

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Cook County is home to a large and vibrant immigrant population, and the rich diversity of our immigrant communities is one of our region’s great strengths. Unfortunately, there are individuals who target and prey on these communities, and immigrant witnesses and victims of crime may fear cooperating with law enforcement due to their immigration status. 

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The State’s Attorney’s Office’s review of officer-involved shooting cases where a death has occurred is the subject of intense public interest.

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“The time for justice is now, especially for communities of color who have long been disproportionately impacted by low-level cannabis convictions and the failed war on drugs. We look forward to continuing our efforts to ensure the broadest relief possible under this revolutionary law." – Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx

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