Frequently Asked Questions - Lee County Probation

FAQs - Lee County Probation

Current pay stub or proof of unemployment, verification of residence, proof of any treatment, public service work completed, and receipts for payments made to the Courts.

You must report on time the day of your appointment. If you should need to change your appointment time or date, you MUST speak to your probation officer to make those changes. No one else can make those changes for you.

If you are arrested or have any police contact, contact your probation officer immediately.

All payments, of cash/personal check/money order, need to have the case number included and need to be made to the Lee County Circuit Clerk's Office either in person at the office (309 S. Galena Suite 320, Dixon, Illinois 61021) Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm or by mail.

Whether or not you are on probation, you must contact the Illinois Secretary of State's Office or an attorney to obtain information about the procedure to follow to get your driver's license back.

If you need to speak to your probation officer and they are not available when you call the department, leave them a message stating your name, contact phone number and the reason for the call and the officer will get back to you as soon as they are able. Please remember that officers are required to attend court and other meetings throughout the day.

The Courthouse is open to the public Monday-Friday (with the exception of county holidays) 8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm. Cell phones, lighters, utility tools/knives, food, and beverages are not permitted inside the Courthouse.

Probation clients need to bring the following information in order to obtain a travel permit from his/her officer: the departure and return dates, method of travel including vehicle license number or flight information, the name of individuals that will be accompanying them, and the name, address and telephone number of the destination where they will be staying.

The cost of drug testing for clients sentenced in Lee County is included with the Probation Service Fees. Out of county transfer clients are responsible for paying for drug testing to the Lee County Probation Department.