​​Frequently Asked Questions​​​

About Going to Court

Where can I find my court date, courtroom number, and judge information?

There are a few ways to find that information:

How do I know if my case is being heard on Zoom or in person?

​There are a few ways to find that information:

Where can I get in-person help eFiling court paperwork?

  • Visit the Kane County Law Library in the Kane County Judicial Center, second floor of the courthouse building
    • Staff can help you eFile your paperwork
    • Staff cannot help with filling out forms
    • Computers and scanners are available to use
  • Visit the Kane County Circuit Clerk​ main location
    • Clerks can help you eFile your paperwork
    • Clerks cannot help with filling out forms
    • Computers and scanners are available to use

Is there free childcare available?

How do I schedule a wedding at the courthouse?

  • Go to Wedding Ceremonies​ to schedule your date through our online scheduling tool
    • Weddings are offered at the Kane County Courthouse (3rd Street) and at the Kane County Judicial Center Courthouse

About your Case Type (general)

How do I know if my case is being heard on Zoom or in person?

Where can I get in-person help eFiling court paperwork?

  • Visit the Kane County Law Library in the Kane County Judicial Center, second floor
    • Librarians can help you eFile your paperwork but are not able to help with filling out the forms
    • Computers and scanners are available for you to use
  • Visit the Kane County Circuit Clerk​ main location
    • Clerks can help you eFile your paperwork but are not able to help with filling out the forms
    • Computers and scanners are available for you to use
​I am a family member of someone who is attending court on Zoom. Can I watch the case?
Many of the 16th Judicial Circuit court hearings are available to watch through LiveStream on our YouTube channel.
To find out if the case you want to watch is being livestreamed:
  • Go to the Streaming Directory on the website
    • ​Find the YouTube Channel column
    • Pick Watch by the courtroom you want to view

What if the judge tells me I need to read the Administrative Orders for my case type?

​ Administrative Orders by case type are on the Kane County Circuit Clerk's website

About your Case Type (specific)

What if I have an Eviction case?

  • Find helpful information on the Law Library's Landlord & Tenant webpage​.
    • There are links to Housing Assistance Programs, eviction forms, and Renters Rights
  • For information on evicition mediation in Kane County, go to the Kane County Eviction Mediation Program webpage

What if I have a Divorce/Family case?

  • ​Find helpful information on the Law Library's Divorce or Family Law issue webpage
    • There are for resources and forms for child support, divorce, custody, or other family law issues

What if I have a Small Claims case?

What if I need an Order of Protection or to seek a Protective Order?