If you have a Traffic, Misdemeanor, or DUI case (General Order 20-15​ & 20-16):​

All bench and jury trials on traffic, misdemeanor, and DUI cases have been continued until after August 3, 2020.

If you are represented by a lawyer, you should contact your lawyer to find out if you need to appear personally for your court dates. Generally, defendants will not be required to appear at every court date until further order of the court.  

If you have not received notice of your next court date, or have questions regarding your court date, you can go to the Circuit Clerk’s website, for more information.

For new cases, if you have not been to court or had a status date in June, you should receive a notice from the Circuit Clerk with a future date.  If you have not received such notice, contact the Circuit Clerk.

Generally, all return dates for the completion of sentences for traffic, DUI, and misdemeanor cases have been cancelled, and you should receive a notice from the Circuit Clerk.  

If you were sentenced to complete traffic school or community service hours, and were to complete your sentence between March 17 and June 8, 2020, you should receive a notice from the Circuit Clerk explaining what you need to do.

If you owe fines on a traffic case, you should receive notice and instructions from the Circuit Clerk about how and when to pay such fines.  ​

If you have a Civil case (Administrative Orders Civil & Probate, Standing Order for Courtroom 120): ​

All civil trials have been continued until on or ​after September 8, 2020.  

In general, if you are represented by a lawyer, you do not need to appear in court personally for your court dates. Please check with your lawyer for instructions before any court date.  

Most forms for civil matters are now available online in fillable PDF format at the Kane County Circuit Clerk’s website under “forms”.  These can then be filed electronically in your case.  

If you have not received notice of your next court date, or have questions regarding your court date, you can go to the Circuit Clerk’s website​ for more information.​

Orders of eviction will not be enforced until June 27, 2020, unless the tenant has been found to pose a direct threat to the health and safety of other tenants, an immediate and severe risk to property, or a violation of any applicable building code, health ordinance, or similar regulation. You are still obligated to pay rent or make mortgage payments Executive Orders 20-33 and 20-39.

Garnishment summones, wage deduction summones or citations to discover assets should not be served until June 27, 2020 or after. 735 ILCS 5/12-805, Executive Orders 20-25 and 20-39

If you have a Family case (Administrative Orders​ Family) & (Temporary court schedules)​:

All trials on family cases have been continued until after August 3, 2020.

If you are represented by a lawyer, you generally will not need to appear personally in court, unless instructed by your lawyer.

If you are represented by a lawyer and have an issue which needs to be resolved, contact your lawyer about your issue.  

If you are representing yourself and have an issue which needs to be resolved, you must file a motion with the Circuit Clerk’s office, give notice to the opposing party, and then call the Circuit Clerk’s office to schedule an in-person or remote court hearing.   

If you have not received notice of your next court date, or have questions regarding your court date, you can go to the Circuit Clerk’s website​ for more information.​

If you have a Juvenile Delinquency or Abuse/Neglect case (Administrative Order Juvenile​):

All trials on juvenile cases have been continued until after August 3, 2020.  All other matters will be addressed on a case by case basis.

If you are a party to the case and you are represented by a lawyer, you may not need to appear personally in court.  You should contact your lawyer before each date to find out if your appearance is required.  

If you are a party to the case through an agency or a police department, and are not represented by a lawyer, you should contact the legal representative for the agency or the Kane County State's Attorney's Office (630-232-3500) to determine if you should appear in court personally or remotely.

If you need to appear in court, only one person for each party should enter the courthouse to check in for your case.  All others should remain in their car(s) unless/until they are called to enter the courtroom.   

In Juvenile Abuse/Neglect cases, you should NOT bring children to court unless there is a court order requiring it.  If you have questions about whether or not to bring a child to court, you should contact your lawyer or the agency involved in the case.  

For Delinquency cases, if a minor is currently on probation, he/she should continue to check in with their probation officer as required.  

If you are represented by a lawyer and have an issue which needs to be resolved, contact your lawyer about your issue.  

If you are representing yourself and have an issue which needs to be resolved, you must file a motion with the Circuit Clerk's ​office to schedule an in-person or remote court hearing.  ​

If you have a Felony case (Administrative Order Felony​):

All bench and jury trials on felony cases have been continued until after August 3, 2020.

If you are represented by a lawyer, you should contact your lawyer to find out if you need to appear personally for your court dates.  Generally, defendants will not be required to appear at every court date until further order of the court.  ​

If you have not received notice of your next court date, or have questions regarding your court date, you can go to the Circuit Clerk’s website​ for more information.


General Orders​

Administrative Orders​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​