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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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Peoria

Tenth Judicial Circuit
324 Main St., Rm. G22
Peoria, 61602-1319
Phone: (309) 672-6989
Fax: (309) 677-6228

Perry

Twentieth Judicial Circuit
1 Public Square
Pinckneyville, 62274-0219
Phone: (618) 357-6726
Fax: (618) 357-3923

Piatt

Sixth Judicial Circuit
101 W. Washington St
Monticello, 61856-0288
Phone: (217) 762-4966
Fax: (217) 762-8394

Pike

Eighth Judicial Circuit
100 East Washington
Pittsfield, IL 62363-1497
Phone: (217) 285-6612
Fax: (217) 285-4726

Pope

First Judicial Circuit
310 E. Main Street
P.O. Box 438
Golconda, 62938-0502
Phone: (618) 683-3941
Fax: (618) 683-3018

Pulaski

First Judicial Circuit
500 Illinois Ave
P.O. Box 88
Mound City, 62963-0088
Phone: (618) 748-9300
Fax: (618) 748-9329

Putnam

Tenth Judicial Circuit
120 North 4th Street
Hennepin, 61327-0207
Phone: (815) 925-7016
Fax: (815) 925-7492

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