Prosecuting Attorney

Contact Information

2 S. Sixth Street, Suite 1
Crystal Falls, MI  49920-1413

Phone: 906-875-6628

Fax: 906-875-0646


Prosecuting Attorney: Chad A. DeRouin

Legal Assistant: Sara Starr

Victim Rights Coordinator: Danielle Cunningham

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday:

8:00 AM-12:00 noon

12:30 PM to 4:00 PM

*Except goverment holidays.

Welcome to the Iron County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The Iron County Prosecuting Attorney is an elected Iron County official serving a four-year term. The Iron County Prosecuting Attorney is responsible for filling a variety of functions, which include, but are not limited to:

    • Review and authorize felony and misdemeanor charges in adult criminal cases and in juvenile delinquency cases;

    • Appear at and prosecute all criminal cases in Iron County on behalf of the State of Michigan;

    • Provide notice to crime victims of victim rights, case progress, and restitution information;
    • Represent Iron County’s interest in civil issues, if designated by the Iron County Board of
    • Participate in mental health commitment proceedings;
    • Represent the State of Michigan and Iron County in personal protection order violation cases;
    • Appear at formal hearings on civil infraction;
    • Represent the Iron County Friend of the Court in child support enforcement actions, if requested to do so.

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Crime Victim Assistance

The Iron County Crime Victim Rights Coordinator assists victims of crimes by providing the following services upon request:

  • Case progress updates;
  • Referrals for counseling, support groups, and emergency services;
  • crime victim compensation information;
  • victim impact statements;
  • court escorts;
  • restitution information and assistance;
  • orientation to the courtroom setting and information on the criminal process;
  • community education regarding victim rights;
  • provides assistance with filling out personal protection order petitions.