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Pamela J McGuire, Circuit Court Clerk Whether you’re visiting this site to conduct business with the Clerk’s Office or just learning more about how your County government works, we hope that you’ll find our web site useful.

The tabs above this message contain the general sections of information on the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. You’ll find a great deal of information by browsing through the various areas, as well as fillable downloadable forms to conduct your business.

As always, we strive to make our office accessible and open. For that reason, if you have a recommendation on how we can improve this web site, or any of our services, don’t hesitate to contact me or my staff at (815) 727-8592.

As always, it is an honor to serve the citizens of Will County.

Pamela J. McGuire
Clerk of the Circuit Court



Court Locations

Court cases are heard at the Will County Courthouse on Jefferson Street in Joliet and in a number of branch locations throughout Will County. Click the map for full details.

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Office Hours

The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court shall be open to the public from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, except on Court Holidays, like these upcoming dates:

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The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court

is responsible for maintaining a record of all traffic, civil, and criminal cases filed and heard in Will County. On a daily basis, the office interacts with the public and attorneys performing several functions including the collection and disbursement of traffic fines, civil fees and child support. The office is also responsible for recording filed documents and maintaining a record of all court proceedings.

The Circuit Clerk is a state constitutional officer elected by the citizens of Will County for a four-year term. The Circuit Clerk is a non-judicial office of the Judicial Branch of Illinois state government. 

The Clerk of the Circuit Court files all cases and maintains official records of all cases that come before the Will County court system. The Circuit Clerk's office also receives and holds in trust monies to be disbursed on order of the court. 

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Employment Opportunities

Learn about Job Opportunities, Employee benefits and other topics in our Human Resources section.

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