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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Notice – Changes in Circuit Clerk Operations

   

On March 17th the Illinois Supreme Court issued Order M.R.30370 – Illinois Courts Response to COVID –19 Emergency, on March 16th the DuPage County Chief Judge issued Administrative Order 20 – 8 IN THE MATTER OF COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID -19) and on April 7th the DuPage County Chief Judge issued Administrative Order 20 – 17 IN THE MATTER OF COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID -19)

 

These Orders create limited Court and Circuit Clerk operations for the foreseeable future.

 

Criminal and Traffic Cases

 

Administrative Order 20–8 closed ALL traffic courts till April 20th, Administrative Order 20-17 extended the closure thru May15th.  Our office is currently preparing and mailing all notices for cases set between March 17th and May 15th. Cases will be continued for a period between 30 and 60 days from the original or current scheduled court date. If you have questions, you may call 630-407-8600.

 

Civil Cases

 

Administrative Order 20-8, orders that all civil cases be rescheduled 30 to 60 days from the original scheduled court date. Administrative Order 20-17 may further reschedule an additional 30 to 60 days.  If you have questions, you may call 630-407-8700.

 

Traffic violations that do not require a court appearance

 

Traffic violations that do not require a court appearance may still be paid at: epay.18thjudicial.org

 

 

 

 For all other questions please contact our office at: www.18thjudicial.org

 

To read the Supreme Court Order M.R. 30370 in its entirety: https://www.illinoiscourts.gov/covid/court-updates

 

To read DuPage County Chief Judge’s 1st Amendment to Administrative Order 20 – 8 in its entirety: https://www.dupageco.org/Courts/Docs/62598/

 

To read The DuPage County Chief Judge’s Press release dated March 17,2020 in its entirety: https://www.dupageco.org/Courts/Docs/62587/

 

 

To read the DuPage County Chief Judges Administrative Order 20 - 17 Dated April 7, 2020: https://www.dupageco.org/Courts/Docs/62691/

 

 

 

The DuPage County Circuit Clerk’s Office apologizes for any problems this interruption in service, to you the general public, it may have caused.  Our office will continue to be available for questions, during these trying times.