Civil Division

The Civil Division prepares and maintains the following case files.

  • Chancery (CH)
  • Eminent domain (ED) 
  • Foreclosure (FC)
  • Law (L) – money damages over $50,000.00 (cases prior to 2022)
  • Law (LA) – money damages over $50,000.00
  • Government Corporation (GC)
  • Guardianship (GR)
  • Probate (P) (cases prior to 2022)
  • Probate (PR)
  • Mental Health (MH)
  • Miscellaneous Remedy (MR) 
  • Municipal Corporation (MC)
  • Tax (TX)

eFile in McLean County

Civil Fee Schedule (PDF)

Guidelines for Genealogists

Search Civil Cases by Name, Business Name or Case Number

Pursuant to state law, Mental Health cases and some subcategories under the Miscellaneous Remedy are not for public access.

14 Day Civil Docket


Pursuant to Illinois Statute (705 ILCS 110 / 1) the Circuit Clerk’s Office is unable to assist in the preparation of documents or give any legal advice.