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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Summary of the Types of Courts in Illinois

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Supreme Court
   4 Judges

Justices of the Peace

Supreme Court
   4 Judges

Circuit Court
   6 Circuits
   6 Judges

Justices of the Peace

Supreme Court
   9 Judges

Justices of the Peace

Supreme Court
   3 Judges
   3 Divisions

Circuit Court
   9 Circuits
   9 Judges

Justices of the Peace

Police Magistrates

Courts of Common Pleas

Supreme Court
   7 Judges
   3 Divisions
(7 districts for election purposes)

Appellate Court
  12 Judges
   4 Districts

Circuit Courts
  18 Circuits
  56 Judges

Superior Court of Cook County

Criminal Court of Cook County

County Court
  (100 Judges)

Justices of the Peace

Probate Court

Police Magistrates

 

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Supreme Court
   4 Judges
   3 Divisions
  (7 districts for   election purposes)

Appellate Court
  12 Judges
   4 Districts

Circuit Courts
  18 Circuits
  56 Judges

Superior Court of Cook County

Criminal Court of Cook County

County Court
(100 Judges)

Justices of the Peace

Probate Court

Police Magistrates

Juvenile Court of Cook County

Court of Claims

Supreme Court
   7 Justices

Appellate Court
  24 Justices

Circuit Courts
  18 Circuits
  56 Circuit Judges
  Associate Judges
  Magistrates

 

NOTE: In 1957, the Legislature detached Lake and McHenry Counties from the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit and created the Nineteenth, to be comprised of only these two counties.

Supreme Court
   7 Justices
   5 Districts

Appellate Court
  42 Justices
   5 Districts

Circuit Courts
  22 Circuits
 386 Circuit Judges
 375 Associate Judges

Supreme Court
   7 Justices
   5 Districts

Appellate Court
  24 Justices
    5 Districts

Circuit Courts
  22 Circuits
 496 Circuit Judges
 370 Associate Judges