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Sixth Judicial Circuit
 

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DeWitt County Circuit Clerk Forms 
Prior to downloading the following forms, please remember that the DeWitt County Circuit Clerk's Office is not allowed to give you legal advice or assist you in filling out any forms. Please visit our self-help websites to obtain assistance before proceeding. You may wish to consult the advice of an attorney prior to filing any documents with the Circuit Clerk. Filing fees are to be paid to the Circuit Clerk's Office in full prior to our accepting your documents for filing.

The Circuit Clerk's Office does not currently accept any documents electronically.

Forms are in PDF Format; 
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Application to Sue or Defend as an Indigent Person 

Blank Order Form 

Child Support Data Sheet

Citation to Discover Assets

Complaint in Forcible Entry and Detainer

Emergency Order of Protection

Entry of Appearance 

Estate Claim (Form P-247)

Financial Affidavit

Military Service Affidavit

Monitoring Device Driving Permit 

(MDDP) Opt Out Request

Motion to Vacate 

Order of Protection Petition 

Petition for Modification 

Petition to Abate Child Support

Redaction Form

Small Claims Complaint 

Small Estate Affidavit 

Subpoena Duces Tecum

Subpoena (Form 172)

Summons (Form 111-2)

Summons (Form 12) 

Summons, Forcible Entry and Detainer (Form 1018) 

Traffic Safety Program 

Uniform Order for Support 

Wage Deduction Order (Form 78) 

Wage Deduction Summons (Form 4)

Pam Barnes, 
DeWitt County Circuit Clerk 

Sixth Judicial Circuit 
201 West Washington, P.O. Box 439 
Clinton, IL 61727 
Phone: (217) 935-7750 
Fax: (217-935-7759 
E-mail: PBarnes@dewittcountyill.com 


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I am pleased to welcome you to the DeWitt County Circuit Clerk's website which has been developed to offer information about the Circuit Clerk's Office to help you utilize the services and resources the Circuit Clerk and the 6th Judicial Circuit provide. 
     The Circuit Clerk's office is the administrative arm of the Circuit Court. The responsibilities of the Circuit Clerk are set forth by Illinois State Statutes, Supreme Court Rules, local rules and Administrative Orders of the local Circuit Court. 
     The Circuit Clerk's Office processes all court documents in criminal law, chancery, child support, probate, adoption, juvenile, drainage, local improvement, mental health, small claims, traffic, ordinance violations, tax deeds and prepares appeals to the Appellate Court. The Circuit Clerk's Office also issues summons, writs, warrants, body attachments, juror summons, subpoenas and all other court-mandated tasks. On a daily basis, the Circuit Clerk's office performs a broad range of duties including collecting fines, fees, costs and restitution as a result of court action; disbursing the monies to appropriate entities. The Circuit Clerk's office is also required to provide a clerk in the courtroom at all court hearings to provide assistance to the court, supplying appropriate files and swearing in courtroom witnesses or jurors. Other duties include gathering and reporting statistical data to various law enforcement and state offices. 
The mission of the DeWitt County Circuit Clerk's Office is to serve the citizens of DeWitt County and the members of the judicial system in a timely, professional and courteous manner. This website has been constructed to assist you in accessing important information about the DeWitt County Circuit Clerk's Office in an effort to stay connected with the public, the judicial community and other interested parties.

Thank you, 
Pam Barnes, DeWitt County Circuit Clerk

DEPUTY CLERKS

Chief Deputy and Bookkeeper - (217) 935-7752 
Civil Division (Small Claims, Law, Law Magistrate, Tax Objections, Drainage) (217) 935-7754 
Civil Division (Chancery, Wills and Probate) - (217) 935-7757 
Criminal & Juvenile Division - (217) 935-7755 
Family Division (Adoption, Child Support, Divorce, Family) - (217) 935-7753 
Traffic Division - (217) 935-7756

LOCATION WITHIN THE COURTHOUSE

The Circuit Clerk's office has now been consolidated in Room 122. You now only have one entrance to access all of the Circuit Clerk departments. Our office is also handicap friendly.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION 

Monday through Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are open over the lunch hour for your convenience. We are closed on all Federal and State Holidays.

CLICK HERE FOR HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Rules of Practice (.pdf)

DROP BOX 
A payment drop box is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is located on the northwest side of the courthouse parking lot.

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PAYMENT 
The Circuit Clerk's Office will not accept personal checks for traffic ticket payments. When making payments for traffic tickets in person, your payment MUST be in the form of a money order, cash, or cashier's check. You may pay your traffic ticket online using Mastercard or Discover. When paying traffic tickets by mail or using the drop box, you MUST sign the portion of your ticket that states that you are pleading guilty and include that form with your payment.

Judici.com 
Click on Judici.com to access court information about your case and pay your balance online. Electronic pleadings (called E-Plea) and Electronic supervision (called E-Sup) will be added at a later date

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions: Click Here

Child Support Questions/Payments

Pursuant to Illinois State Law Public Act 91-0677, all Illinois child support payments are to be paid directly to the Illinois State Disbursement Unit (commonly known as the SDU) located in Carol Stream, Illinois.
As of June 24, 2013 the DeWitt Country Circuit Clerk's Office no longer accepts child support payments. Please mail all future child support payments made payable to the Illinois State Disbursement Unit to:

Illinois State Disbursement Unit
P.O. Box 5400
Carol Stream, IL 61097

The following information must be provided to the SDU to assist them in locating your case:

1. custodial and non-custodial parent's names
2. case number and
3. your social security number
4. FIPS# for DeWitt county is 17039

If you have questions about payments, please contact the Illinois State Disbursement Unit Toll Free: (877)-255-7077
Their website is: www.ilsdu.com 

The SDU (State Disbursement Unit) can also assist you in making electronic payments and it's free! 
Electronic payments are quicker than mail and more secure too!!

Circuit Clerk Filing Fees: Click Here

DeWitt County Jury Trial Calendar: Click Here

Helpful Information Links:
DeWitt County Legal Self-Help Center http://dewitt.illinoislegalaid.org 

Land of Lincoln - Legal Assistance Foundation 
http://www.lollaf.org  
e-mail: champaign@lollaf.org 
Phone #: (877) 342-7891 (new applicants) 
Office #: (217) 356-1351 
Toll Free #: (800) 747-5523 
Fax #: (217) 356-7621

Southern Illinois University School of Law - Self Help
Illinois Dept of Healthcare and Family Services
Illinois Family Violence Coordinating Councils
Ill.Dept.ofCorrections.Inmate Search
Illinois Child Support Enforcement
State Appellate Defender - Expungements