McLean County Offices and Courts will be closed Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Due to weather conditions and for the safety of McLean County employees, all non-essential McLean County Government services and the Law & Justice Center will be closed Tuesday, February 16th.

Any scheduled proceedings will be rescheduled for a later date. In addition, please note:
• Jurors do not need to report on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, but will need to report on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the original time they were to have reported.
• Litigants should check with their lawyer and the Circuit Clerk's Office for new court dates. Notices of new dates may also be mailed, so please make sure your mailing address is up to date with the Circuit Clerk's Office.

All McLean County Government offices and the McLean County Law & Justice Center (Courthouse) will re-open at 8:00am on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

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For protective orders

Neville House/Mid Central Community Action (Countering Domestic Violence Services) and Prairie State Legal Services are still available during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place to advocate for those experiencing domestic violence and courts are still open for protective orders. Click here for information

Para órdenes de protección

Neville House / Mid Central Community Action (Servicios de Lucha contra la Violencia Doméstica) y Prairie State Legal Services siguen estando disponibles durante el “resguardarse en su hogar” del COVID-19 para abogar por aquellos que sufren de violencia doméstica, y los juzgados todavía están abiertos para órdenes de protección.  Haga clic para obtener información

General Public: 

CALL the Circuit Clerk’s office at (309) 888-5301 BEFORE coming to the courthouse.
Hours are 8:30am -4:30pm, Monday–Friday, except for court holidays and court closures.
A list of Circuit Clerk Services offered online is available at the bottom of this page.

Holiday & Court Closures

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Administrative Order 2020 - 19 - Resumption of court operations (COVID-19) on June 1, 2020.

Supplement #1 - Administrative Order 2020 - 19 - Amending order regarding resumption of court operations (Effective 6-1-20)
Supplement #2 - Administrative Order 2020 - 19 - Regarding the scheduling of jury trials (Effective 6-1-20)
Supplement #3 - Administrative Order 2020 - 19 - Notices to appear in certain non-felony cases (Effective 6-1-20)

Court During COVID-19

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Casos de la corte durante el COVID 19

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Illinois Courts Response to COVID-19 Emergency "Plaintiff’s Cares Act Eviction Certification"

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Resources for Self-Represented Litigants - those without an attorney

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Circuit Clerk Services offered online

View a public court record
View the court’s docket schedule
Request copies of court documents
Make a payment on a closed Traffic or Criminal case
Resolve a traffic ticket
Download court approved forms
Electronically file civil case-type documents
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State of Illinois Executive Orders Related to COVID-19

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