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  • 17th Judicial Circuit Court Launches Eviction Mediation Program 09-16-2021

    Chief Judge Eugene G. Doherty announces that the 17th Judicial Circuit Court has launched an eviction mediation program in Winnebago County. The program is free and available to housing providers and tenants with pending residential eviction court...

  • 17th Judicial Circuit Court Releases Podcast 09-13-2021

    Chief Judge Eugene G. Doherty announces that the 17th Judicial Circuit Court has released a podcast entitled "Learning with Laura Youngblut: Domestic Violence in Winnebago County." The nine-part series examines responses to domestic violence in...

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Contract Position - Administrative Assistant to Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Guardians Ad Litem

The 17th Judicial Circuit Court is accepting applications for an independent contract position that provides administrative services for the court’s contract Guardians ad Litem, who represent the best interest of children in abuse and neglect court.   

AmeriCorps JusticeCorps

The Winnebago County Courthouse in Rockford is an Illinois JusticeCorps site.  The AmeriCorps JusticeCorps place volunteers in courthouses to help people without lawyers navigate the judicial system.  

 

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ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT

The mission of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court is to serve the public by providing access to a fair and efficient system of justice in accordance with the law that fosters public trust and confidence.

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WINNEBAGO COUNTY
COURTHOUSE

400 W STATE ST, ROCKFORD, IL

winnebago county courthouse

WINNEBAGO COUNTY
CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER

650 W STATE ST, ROCKFORD, IL

winnebago county criminal justice center

WINNEBAGO COUNTY
JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER

211 S COURT ST, ROCKFORD, IL

winnebago county juvenile justice center

BOONE COUNTY
COURTHOUSE

601 N MAIN ST, BELVIDERE, IL

boone county courthouse