Welcome to the Office of the Circuit Clerk. Our primary function is to establish, maintain, and keep all records of the court and the official court seal for the 11th Judicial Circuit. In addition, the Court Clerk serves as the administrative arm of the Court and is responsible for all financial duties relating to the Court system. All monies owed to the Court are collected and distributed by the Circuit Clerk.
We hope the information provided will inform and assist you in your endeavors. Please feel free to contact our office with your questions. We are happy to help.
Remote hearings for AD, JA and JD case types MUST be approved
by the Judge and set by that office.
Third Floor Courtroom - Judge Wright
(AD, CF, ED, GC, JA, JD, LA, MH, MR, MX, PR, TX OP)
Second Floor Courtroom - Judge Workman
(CH, CL, CM, CV, DC, DN, DT, DV, EV, FA, FC, LM, MR, MX, MT, OV, QC, SC, TR, OP)
*Pursuant to ILSCR 45, case participants may appear remotely for certain case types and/or case procedures unless the judge requires an in-person appearance. Please read ILSCR 45 and follow the requirements of the judge presiding over the case to determine if you may appear remotely.
*Disclosure: Please know that we are not attorneys and do not dispense legal advice.
Circuit Clerk Office Divisions
Filings & Forms
If your ticket is marked "YOU MUST APPEAR IN COURT," your appearance is required. Go to court on the date given on your ticket.
Examples of Must Appear Offenses are Driving Under the Influence, Driving While License Revoked or Suspended, Reckless Driving, Operation of Uninsured Motor Vehicle, or Personal Injury Accident among others.
If your ticket is NOT marked "YOU MUST APPEAR IN COURT," you have several options.
State Disbursement Unit
State Disbursement Unit Contact Numbers
|Toll Free:||(877) 225-7077|
Website - http://www.childsupportillinois.com/
You will need to provide the following information for the SDU to locate your case.
- Names of custodial and non-custodial parents.
- Case Number
- Your Social Security Number
Change in Status
Please notify the Circuit Clerk's office and/or the State Disbursement Unit immediately of any changes you may have. If you need to change your address or any information regarding your case, the change in status form, located at the Circuit Clerk's office, should be filled out and mailed or delivered to our office. If your check goes through the SDU, we will notify them, or you can call them directly to notify them of any changes. This is very important because if we do not receive an address change, your check could be delayed.
Please be aware that pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 924, the Court requires both parents in any case in which custody or visitation is an issue to attend and complete a four-hour parent education course.