​​​​​How do I find my court date?

You can ​​go to the Court Notification​ link on the Kane County Circuit Clerk’s website and, using your case number, sign up to receive text or email notifications of upcoming court dates.

If you have a Traffic, Misdemeanor, or DUI case (General Order 20-15​20-16, 20-17​, 20-22​):​​

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 Kane County Circuit Clerk’s website​, for more information.​

If you owe fines on a traffic case, you should receive notice and instructions from the Kane County 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.  ​

Unless your in-person appearance has been ordered or approved by the Court, please appear remotely using the Zoom link​.

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 Kane County Circuit Clerk’s website​​ for more information.​

Orders of eviction will not be started or ​enforced until after October 17, 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 20-30​ and 20-55​.

If you are trying to evict someone after October 17, 2020, you will need to attach a copy of the eviction notice or demand, including any affidavits or other proof of service, to your filing.  If the eviction is based on a breach of written lease (735 ILCS 5/9-210), you will need to attach a copy of the lease or the relevant portions of the lease to your filing.  Illinois Supreme Court Rule 139​, Practice and Procedure in Eviction Cases​.

Garnishment summonses, wage deduction summonses or citations to discover assets should not be served until after October 17, 2020 or after. 735 ILCS 5/12-805, Executive Orders 20-25 and 20-55​.​

If you have a Family case (Administrative Orders​ Family) & (In-person or Remote/Zoom Court Schedules​​​)​:

You may appear remotely using the Zoom link unless your in-person appearance has been ordered by the Court​.

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 Kane County Circuit Clerk’s office, give notice to the opposing party, and then call the Kane Circuit Clerk’s office (630) 232-3413 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 Kane County Circuit Clerk’s website​​ for more information.​

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

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 outside the building 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 Kane County Circuit Clerk’s office, give notice to the opposing party, and then call the Kane Circuit Clerk’s office (630) 232-3413 to schedule an in-person or remote court hearing.

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

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 Kane County Circuit Clerk’s website​​ for more information.


General Orders​

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