Announcements

August 10, 2021 3:09 PM
Masks are required in the Law and Justice Center starting Wednesday, 8/11/2021, regardless of vaccination status.

Governor Pritzker Announces Next Round of Rental Assistance as Eviction Moratorium Phases Out 

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COVID HELP (Housing and Economic Loss Prevention)

A statewide initiative to provide no-cost legal guidance and representation to Illinoisans experiencing common legal problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Illinois residents can access free legal assistance 24/7 at COVIDhelpillinois.org.

Eviction Help Illinois ofrece gratuita legal ayuda para los residentes de Illinois que enfrentan un potencial desalojo

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Eviction Help Illinois Offers Free Legal Help for Illinois Residents Facing Potential Eviction

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¿Tiene usted preguntas acerca del tribunal?

Illinois Court Help le conecta con la información que usted necesite para ir al tribunal. Este es un servicio gratuito de los Tribunales de Illinois. Llame o Textee al (833) 411-1121

Illinois Court Help - A free service of the Illinois Courts

Connect to the information you need to go to court
You call or text 833-411-1121 to connect with a trained court guide who can provide up-to-date Illinois court information and answers to specific questions about the court process. Illinois Court Help guides will also connect people to the resources they need to go to court, from filing forms to accessing legal aid. Initial hours of operation are 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, with expanded hours to come over the next few months.

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

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

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 2021 - 17 Order Amending, Modifying and Loosening 11th Judicial Circuit COVID-19 Restrictions, Protocols and Procedures

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 people 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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Jesse White Announces New Email Service for those Seeking to Restore Driving Privileges

State of Illinois Executive Orders Related to COVID-19

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