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Andrea Lynn Chasteen, Circuit Court Clerk


Per Administrative Orders of the 12th Judicial Circuit Court, as of August 1, 2021, court appearances will be in person unless specifically authorized by the judge presiding over the case. We are in the process of collecting standing orders from individual judges and will publish these in the near future.

Thank you for your understanding as we transition back to utilizing our courthouse facilities for court appearances.

Andrea Lynn Chasteen
Clerk of the Circuit Court



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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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