Special Court Operations:
The Winnebago County and Boone County Courts are hearing all matters pursuant to the provisions set forth in Administrative Order 2021-15.
The 17th Circuit Requires Masks for All Persons Regardless of Vaccincation Status - see General Order 1.03 for details and other restrictions and requirements.
Winnebago Criminal Division Schedule - Effective August 2, 2021
Winneabgo County Circuit Clerk Telephone: 815-319-4500
Boone County Circuit Clerk Telephone: 815-544-0371
General Order 1.03 - Procedures for Contagious Conditions
Administrative Order 2020-16 - Authorization for Online Class Participation
Administrative Order 2020-15 - Procedures for Agreed Extensions of Emergency Orders of Protection
Administrative Order 2020-06 - Limitations on Attendance of Proceedings
ISBA "How will going to the Courthouse look in the age of COVID?"
Closures & Cancellations:
The Winnebago County Kids' Place in the Winnebago County Courthouse is open. The Winnebago County Kids' Place Facility located in the Criminal Justice Center will remain closed until further notice.
Children's Safe Harbor Temporarily Supervised Visitation and Exhange Services are now operating under a modified and temporary exchange process.