Court During COVID-19

Court During COVID-19

For information about how your local court is handling cases during the pandemic, see the Administrative office of the Illinois Court website at or your local court’s website.

Do not enter the courthouse if

  • You are not wearing a face mask, or
  • You were diagnosed, are recovering from coronavirus, or have any symptoms of illness, including fever, cough, shortness of breath, or loss of taste or smell, or
  • You were told to self-isolate by and doctor, hospital, or health agency or because of travel outside of illinois.

If you have a court case

  • Call the clerk’s office where your case is (Circuit, Appellate, or Supreme Court)
  • Ask about how the case can be heard remotely by phone or video, and for an interpreter if needed.

If you want to start a new case or respond to an existing case