The Civil Division is responsible for the legal business of Will County. The State’s Attorney’s Office serves as the lawyer for Will County, providing legal advice and representation for the county and its officials, both elected and appointed, in civil matters that arise through the course of their official duties.
The Civil Division researches and prepares legal opinions on behalf of county officers who raise questions concerning the drafting of contracts and county policies. The division also monitors new legislation to determine the potential impact on county operations. The division also assists with budget preparation and responds to citizen complaints regarding any unit of county government.