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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 17, 2011

Courthouse Locations

Illinois

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Below is a list of courthouses where you can file for a protection order.  (If you want to file for custody, divorce, or anything else, you may want to call the courthouse to make sure that the court we have listed is the proper courthouse.)  At the courthouse, the clerk will provide you with the forms that you need to file.  In addition, each court in Illinois has a self-help center where you can get help finding and preparing court forms.  You will also find links to online forms at our IL Download Court Forms page.  For further help, you may want to reach out to a local domestic violence program or a legal services organization.  You can find links to both types of organizations on our IL Where to Find Help page.

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Calhoun

Eighth Judicial Circuit
101 N. Main Street
Hardin, 62047-0486
Phone: (618) 576-2451
Fax: (618) 576-9541

Carroll

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit
301 North Main St.
Mt. Carroll, 61053-0032
Phone: (815) 244-0230
Fax: (815) 244-3869

Cass

Eighth Judicial Circuit
100 E. Springfield Street
P.O. Box 203
Virginia, 62691-0203
Phone: (217) 452-7225
Fax: (217) 452-7219

Champaign

Sixth Judicial Circuit
101 East Main Street
Urbana, 61801-2736
Phone: (217) 384-3725
Fax: (217) 384-1261
Need to arrive early to open a case before court

Christian

Fourth Judicial Circuit
101 S. Main Street
Taylorville, 62568-0617
Phone: (217) 824-4966
Fax: (217) 826-1391

Clark

Fifth Judicial Circuit
501 Archer Avenue, First floor
Box 187
Marshall, 62441-0187
Phone: (217) 826-2811
Fax: (217) 826-1391

Clay

Fourth Judicial Circuit
111 Chestnut, Room 107
P.O. Box 100
Louisville, 62858-0100
Phone: (618) 665-3523
Fax: (618) 665-3543

Clinton

Fourth Judicial Circuit
850 Fairfax
Carlyle, 62231-0407
Phone: (618) 594-2415
Fax: (618) 594-197

Coles

Fifth Judicial Circuit
651 Jackson Ave
Box 48
Charleston, 61920-0048
Phone: (217) 348-0516

Cook

Circuit Court of Cook County
Richard J. Daley Ctr, Room 802
50 W. Washington Street
Chicago, 60602-1305
Phone: (312) 603-5030
Fax: (312) 603-2041
Web: http://www.cookcountycourt.org

Crawford

Second Judicial Circuit
1 Court Street, P.O. Box 655
Robinson, 62454-0655
Phone: (618) 544-3512
Fax: (618) 546-5628

Cumberland

Fifth Judicial Circuit
1 Courthouse Square, Box 145
Toledo, 62468-0145
Phone: (217) 849-3601

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