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Will County Circuit Court
Will County Courthouse
14 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
14 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
This is a full service office.
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Online Court Resources
Resources for the Will County Circuit Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Will County, Illinois, and resources applicable to all courts in Illinois.
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Will County Circuit Court Case Records
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Illinois Circuit Court Case Records
Search Circuit Court case records in most Illinois counties online. A menu of participating courts is provided. Individual county searches are free. Some outstanding fines on closed cases, minor traffic fines, amd conservation fines may be paid online. A subscription service is also available for multi-court searches and other features.
Parental Access to Illinois Teen Driving Records
The Illinois Secretary of State provides parents with online access to the driving records of their children.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Will County Circuit Court Calendar
Search the Will County Circuit Court calendar by attorney, municipality/agency, public (party, case number, ticket number, court date and time, courtroom), and courtroom availability schedules.
Published opinions and orders
Illinois Attorney General Legal Opinions
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Forms and related information
Will County Circuit Court Forms
View and download Will County Circuit Court forms by category. Many forms are also available in interactive online format.
Illinois Circuit Court Online Self-Help Forms and Information
Complete Illinois Circuit Court forms using an interactive interview process; completed forms can be saved and printed. Forms may also be downloaded and filled out by hand. Instructions and additional self-help resources are provided.
Illinois Circuit Court Self-Help Forms and Instructions
View and download various forms and instructions for use in Illinois Circuit Courts, in multiple languages. Forms may be filled out online, saved, and printed.
Illinois Estate Tax Forms and Instructions
View and download estate tax forms forms and instructions, from the Illinois Attorney General's Office.
Online fine payments
Pay Will County Circuit Court Fines, Restitution, and Child Support
Pay Will County Circuit Court fines, restitution, and child support online. A service fee applies.
Pay Illinois Child Support
Pay Illinois child support online, with a choice of payment services. Fees apply.
Self help, legal research, general information
Will County Mental Health Court
View information from the Will County Office of Public Defender about the Will County Mental Health Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some offenders.
Will County Administrative Adjudication
View information about administrative adjudication of Will County land use, health, and animal control ordinances and ordinances enforced by the Will County Sheriff. Hearings are less formal than those held in Circuit Court. Decisions may be appealed to Circuit Court.
Will County Bar Association Small Claims Information
View information about small claims cases in Will County, from the Will County Bar Association.
Will County Circuit Court Civil Cases
View information about civil cases in Will County Circuit Court, including family/divorce, child support, adoption, Order of Protection, probate, small claims, and chancery. Information about arbitration and links to various forms and answers to frequently asked questions are also provided.
Will County Circuit Court Criminal and Traffic Cases
View information about criminal and traffic cases in Will County Circuit Court, including traffic citations, traffic school, DUI, domestic violence, and expungement of records. Links to forms and answers to frequently asked questions are provided.
Will County Circuit Court Electronic Filing
File Will County Circuit Court civil cases electronically. Registration is required.
Will County Circuit Court Mandatory Arbitration
View information about mandatory arbitration in civil cases in Will County Circuit Court, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial.
Will County Circuit Court Rules
View the local rules of Will County Circuit Court.
Will County Criminal Procedure
View answers to frequently asked questions about the criminal justice process from the Will County State's Attorney's Office, including types of offenses, complaints, identity theft, Orders of Protection, child support, and crime victims.
Will County Domestic Violence Information
View information from the Will County State's Attorney's Office about domestic violence, including types of abuse, Orders of Protection, the court process, safety planning, victims rights and compensation, and local shelters and other resources. Select the "Domestic Violence" menu item on the left side of the page for links to detailed information.
Will County Drug Court
View information from the Will County Office of Public Defender about the Will County Drug Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some offenders.
Will County Foreclosures
View information about foreclosures in Will County, with links to the mediation program and answers to frequently asked questions.
Will County Law Library and Self-Help Center
View information about the Will County Law Library, the Will County Legal Self-Help Center, and information about types of legal help available.
Will County Mediators
View a list of Will County mediators, with contact information.
Will County Protective Orders
View information about protective orders in Will County, including Orders of Protection, Stalking No Contact Orders, and Civil No Contact Orders. Instructions for obtaining an order are provided.
Will County Small Claims
View information about small claims cases in Will County. Links to a small claims guidebook, forms, and answers to frequently asked questions are provided.
Will County Veterans Court
View information from the Will County Office of Public Defender about the Will County Veterans Court, which offers military personnel (past or present) alternatives to criminal adjudication based upon the unique circumstances and experiences of veterans.
Will County Victim and Witness Information
View information from the Will County State's Attorney's Office about the rights of crime victims and witnesses, services and resources available to victims and witnesses, and victim compensation.
Greater Aurora Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services
Mutual Ground provides domestic violence and sexual assault victims in DuPage, Kane, Kendall, and Will Counties with information about violence and abuse, a 24-hour hotline, shelter, counseling, referrals, and assistance with Orders of Protection.
Illinois Online Order of Protection and No Contact Order
Complete an online form to file a petition for an Order of Protection, Stalking No Contact Order, or Civil No Contact Order in DeKalb, DuPage, Kendall, LaSalle, McHenry, Will, and Winnebago counties.
Illinois Child Support
Illinois Division of Child Support Services offers information about available services and procedures, custodial and non-custodial parents, and paternity; application forms and instructions; payment procedures including ways to pay online and view payment history; access to case information; answers to frequently asked questions; and contact information for regional offices.
Illinois Court Rules
View the Illinois Supreme Court Rules governing procedure in the trial courts, including civil, criminal, traffic, general, appeals, and child custody.
Illinois Crime Victim Help
The Illinois Attorney General's Office offers information about programs and services for crime victims, including victims' compensation.
Illinois Domestic Violence Help
The Illinois Attorney General's Office offers information about services available for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. A searchable directory of services by program and county is included. Information about orders of protection and services for crime victims is also provided.
Illinois Domestic Violence Resources
The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers links to services for victims of domestic violence, including local resources by county.
Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Illinois, including local housing counseling agencies, state agencies, and links to legal aid providers.
Illinois Record Expungement and Sealing
View information about expungement and sealing of criminal records in Illinois for adults and juveniles, with links to a downloadable guide, forms, instructions, and additional online resources.
Illinois Self-Help Legal Centers
View contact information for local legal self-help centers, with links to their websites containing additional information and forms.
Southern Illinois Law Library
View information about the Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, research guides, and links to additional online resources.
Illinois Electronic Filing
View information about electronic filing of court documents, including instructions for filers, answers to frequently asked questions, links to service providers, and a list of Illinois county Circuit Courts that are actively participating in the statewide system.
Illinois Elder Information
The Illinois Attorney General's Office offers information about legal resources available to seniors, and hotlines to report consumer fraud and abuse, neglect or exploitation of seniors.
Browse Illinois Compiled Statutes by table of contents, or select the "Search" option at the top of the page to search by keyword or Public Act name.
Illinois Legal Information
View legal Information on various topics, including family, housing, money and debt, employment, education, benefits, immigration, crime, and traffic.
Illinois Rules of Evidence
View the Illinois Rules of Evidence applicable in court proceedings.
Illinois Self-Help Resources
View Illinois self-help legal information on a variety of topics, including appeals, child support, attorney discipline, free and low-cost legal services, child neglect and abuse, and laws protecting military personnel.
Illinois State Bar Legal Information
The Illinois State Bar Association offers downloadable consumer guides and videos on various topics.
Illinois Supreme Court Law Library
View information about the Illinois Supreme Court Law Library, including location, hours, available materials and services, research guides, and an online reference question service.
Illinois Traffic and Driving Laws
View information about Illinois rules of the road, laws related to driving, and traffic offenses.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Find a Will County Lawyer
The Will County Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service by online form. An initial consultation with a lawyer may be arranged for a nominal fee.
Will County Bad Check Restituion
View information about the Will County State's Attorney's Office Bad Check Restitution Program, including filing instructions, eligibility criteria, tips for merchants, a bad check crime report form, and a link to online filing.
Will County Public Defender
View information about the Will County Public Defender office, which provides free criminal defense services to indigent defendants, and in some juvenile cases.
Chicago Area Lawyer Referral and Legal Programs
The Chicago Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service serving Chicago and surrounding counties by telephone or online form. An initial consultation with a lawyer may be arranged for a nominal fee. Select the "Other Legal Help" menu item for links to an attorney fee dispute resolution program, Call-A-Lawyer, a senior citizen will program, and other special programs for the public.
Northern Illinois Free Civil Legal Help
Prairie State Legal Services provides free civil legal services to low-income persons and senior citizens in 36 counties in northern Illinois. Office locations, types of cases and services, eligibility criteria, a grievance procedure, housing publications, and links to additional online resources are included.
Illinois Consumer Protection
The Illinois Attorney General's Office offers information about consumer protection and various types of fraud. Complaint forms and topical publications may be downloaded.
Illinois Public Defenders
View a directory of Illinois local Public Defender offices, which provide free criminal defense services to indigent defendants.
Complaints Against Illinois Attorneys
View information about misconduct complaints against attorneys, provided by the Attorney Registration and Discipline Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois, including instructions for filing a complaint, the effect on your legal rights, and forms.
Complaints Against Illinois Judges
View information about complaints against Illinois judges, including procedure, answers to frequently asked questions, records of complaints filed, and a downloadable complaint form.
Free Illinois Legal Answers
Income-eligible residents without a lawyer can ask civil legal questions online and receive answers from an Illinois lawyer. The service is free; registration is required.
Illinois Attorney Discipline Records
The Attorney Registration and Discipline Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois offers an online search of attorney discipline decisions and reports., a link to recently filed decisions and complaints, and rules governing lawyers and judges.
Illinois Free and Low-Cost Legal Assistance
Search by legal problem and zip code for organizations in your area that provide free or low-cost legal services, and for additional resources and forms related to your problem.
Illinois Lawyer Referral and Directory
The Illinois State Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service by telephone and a search of member lawyers by type of practice, keyword, and name..
Search a directory of Illinois lawyers authorized to practice law, and a directory of lawyers not currently authorized to practice.