Chief Judge Welcome Message
The Judges and support staff of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court are committed to serving the public by providing equal access
to a fair and impartial system of justice that fosters the public trust and confidence. We work toward accomplishing this mission
by continually improving the facilities, programs, and services provided to the people of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit.
This website was established to enhance the court's ability to provide useful information to the public, litigants, and attorneys
regarding the judicial system. Like any successful site, it is our intention to continually monitor and update information and
documents on the site in an ongoing effort to further a better understanding of the judicial branch of government.
As you explore our website, please feel free to contact us with suggestions as to how we can better serve you. Your input is an
important source of information about how our court system can better serve our community.
Thank you for your interest in the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit's Judiciary and its website.
Judith M. Brawka, Chief Judge / 630-232-3440
It is the mission of the judiciary of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit to
provide equal access to a fair and impartial system of justice by which
legal disputes may be resolved in a timely, efficient manner, while
fostering public trust and confidence.
It is the vision of the judiciary of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit to
provide quality service without excess cost, inconvenience or delay,
while insuring that all are treated with courtesy, dignity and respect.
We also resolve to maintain the independence of the judiciary while
strengthening our relationship with the public, the bar association, and
other branches of government. Additionally, it is our goal to provide
for a system of justice that continually improves, while earning the
respect and confidence of an informed public. Also, we wish to
acknowledge and enhance the potential of every person working for the
judiciary, to contribute to the administration of justice through
participation, training, and technology.