Contact Information:

13th Judicial Circuit
LaSalle, Bureau & Grundy County
119 W. Madison Street, Room 404
Ottawa, IL  61350
Phone:  (815) 434-0736
Fax:  (815) 433-3628

Hours:  Monday - Friday, excluding legal holidays
8:00am - 4:30pm

Probation & Court Services is the largest component of the community corrections system.  In Illinois, Court Services is under control of the judicial branch of government.  Each county's Court Services department is responsible to the Chief Judge of the judicial circuit.

Mission Statement:

The MISSION of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court Services is to provide an effective and efficient system in order to achieve Justice for everyone.

Vision Statement:

The VISION of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court Services is to be a unified system working in collaboration with the community where:

  • Appropriate decisions are made
  • Community Resources are developed
  • Offenders are held accountable in the most appropriate manner
  • Community input is valued

Contact Information:

Charles Goodwin, Director of Court Services

Susan Dobbs, Director of Probation Services

Tracy Burke-Carriere, Supervisor of Probation

Frances Cain, Supervisor of Probation

Phone Numbers

LaSalle County  815-434-0736     Fax:  815-433-3628

Bureau County  815-872-8951      Fax:  815-879-0012

Grundy County  815-941-3266     Fax:  815-941-3267