Announcements

Notice of a Supreme Court Rules Committee Public Hearing to be held June 24, 2020.

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COVID-19 Information

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

All prior pandemic-related Eleventh Circuit Court Administrative Orders are continued in full force and effect until May 31, 2020.
3rd Supplemental Order to Administrative Order 2020 - 06 

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

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 8:30a-4:30p, Monday–Friday

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
Check for additional Announcements

Deadlines to file certain documents in the Supreme Court temporarily extended

Deadlines to file certain documents concerning appeals before the Appellate Court temporarily extended

Administrative Order 2020-13 - continues the reduction in court operations through April 30, 2020. The Order contains additional courthouse precautions, including "Restrictions upon Entry into all 11th Judicial Circuit Courthouses" and "Payment Due Dates". (Effective March 31, 2020).

Supplemental Administrative Order 2020 - 09 Emergency Order COVID-19 Order regarding jury trials - regarding trials scheduled March 25 – June 1, 2020. (Eff. April 21, 2020)

Administrative Order 2020 - 09 Emergency Order COVID-19 Order regarding jury trials - regarding trials scheduled March 25 - May 1, 2020. (Eff. March 25, 2020)

3rd Supplemental Order to Administrative Order 2020 - 06 - regarding the continuance of cases (Eff. May 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020)

2nd Supplemental Order to Administrative Order 2020 - 06regarding the continuance of Juvenile Delinquency cases until April 30, 2020 (Eff. April 6, 2020 - April 30, 2020)

Supplemental Order to Administrative Order 2020 - 06 – further reduces the number of hearings/persons who need to appear personally in any of the courthouses within the Circuit. (Eff. March 17, 2020 - April 10, 2020)

Administrative Order 2020 - 06 / Emergency Order - COVID 19 3-16-20 - Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court (Eff. March 16, 2020 - April 10, 2020)

March 16, 2020
In regard to Illinois Supreme Court Order M.R. 30370 and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court Administrative Order 2020 - 06 (effective March 16, 2020 - April 10, 2020) in response to the COVID-19 Emergency, the McLean County Circuit Clerk’s Office remains open to handle all statutory duties required of the clerk. Any business that can be conducted without appearing in the courthouse should be handled by mail, email, phone or online at www.McLeanCountyIL.gov/CircuitClerk, if possible. Payment of fines and fees should be paid online or by mail. Record searches and requests for copies should be addressed in writing with contact information or online. For case information, court date or balances, please check online at www.McLeanCountyIL.gov/pasearch

Don Everhart, McLean County Circuit Clerk
Circuit Clerk – (309) 888-5301
CircuitClerk@McLeanCountyIL.gov

Press Release - IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 16, 2020)
Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 - In the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Courts, consisting of the counties of Ford, Livingston, Logan, McLean and Woodford, the only cases which will be heard will be criminal felonies, bond hearings, juvenile abuse/neglect, juvenile delinquency cases, petitions to rescind summary suspension and any other emergency hearings as they may arise. If you do not have a case in one of these categories, please do not come to court.

An order with specific details will be published tomorrow (March 16, 2020) which will include the process of notifying litigants of a future date. 

In addition, please check the Illinois Supreme Court website for additional procedures as to the Eleventh Circuit after March 16. 

Chief Judge Mark A. Fellheimer

Holiday & Court Closures
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