The mission of the Office of the Circuit Clerk of Macon County is to serve the citizens of Macon County and the participants of the judiciary system in a timely and cost-effective manner, providing all court records, information, and services with courtesy, efficiency, and impartiality.
Whether you’re visiting the site in order to help you conduct business with the circuit clerk’s office or just learning more about how your county government works, I hope that you’ll find our website useful.
This website is intended to help you navigate through the court system with ease. If you have questions, please contact us.
It is my honor to serve the citizens of Macon County.
The Macon County Circuit Clerk is a state constitutional officer elected by the citizens of Macon County for a four-year term. The Circuit Clerk is a non-judicial officer of the Judicial Branch of Illinois State Government.
The duties of the Office are set forth by Statute, Rules of the Supreme Court and Administrative Orders of the 6th Judicial Circuit. The Office is responsible for maintaining a record of all traffic, civil, and criminal cases filed and heard in Macon County. The Circuit Clerk’s office also receives and holds in trust monies to be disbursed on order of the court.
On a daily basis, the Office interacts with the public and attorneys performing several functions including the collection and disbursement of traffic fines, civil fees, and child support. The Office is also responsible for recording filed documents and maintaining a record of all court proceedings. The Circuit Clerk’s Office is responsible for the long term recording of child support payments collected and disbursed through the County as well as payments made through the State Disbursement Unit. It is also the duty of the Circuit Clerk to summon prospective jurors for both petit jury and grand jury duty.
Consistent with Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order of August 26, 2021, masks are required in all public areas of the Courthouse beginning Monday, August 30, 2021
General Administrative Order: 2020-01 relating to COVID-19
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