Addresses and information on Illinois small claims courts and filings.
A person can file a claim in small claims court if he/she has a dispute involving a certain amount of money with another person, company or government agency.
The amount that could be recovered is limited, and it varies from state to state (usually from $1,500 to 10,000 Dollars.)
Most common claims in small claims courts involve:
Small Claims Courts Requirements:
Hearing dates are usually set on some evenings or on Saturday (once a month.)
Hearing is scheduled within 40 days in most cases (up to 70 days if one litigant does not live in the same county).
Things to bring to court:
Original copies of all papers you need to help prove the case (contracts, letters, rental agreements, canceled checks, deeds, repair bills, IOUs, diagrams, written damage estimates, photographs or even drawings.)
2 photocopies of every original document. (one for the defendant, one for the court)
Any witness that could help the case. Some judges allow notarized statements by witness that cannot appear in court.
The piece of clothing or the appliance damaged by the defendant, if that's the case.
Seventh Circuit Court Appeals 219 S Dearborn St Chicago, IL 60604-1702 Phone:(312) 435`5626
Second Circuit Court SVCS 411 E Main St Benton, IL 62812-2155 Phone:(618) 435`4854
Boone County Circuit Court 601 N Main St Ste 202 Belvidere, IL 61008-2600 Phone:(815) 544`0371
Carroll County Circuit Court Carroll County Courthouse Mount Carroll, IL 61053 Phone:(815) 244`9171
Champaign County Circuit Court 101 E Main St Urbana, IL 61801-2703 Phone:(217) 384`3725
Circuit Court 700 S Main St Princeton, IL 61356-2037 Phone:(815) 872`2001
Circuit Court 155 W 51st St Chicago, IL 60609-5301 Phone:(773) 373`8861
Circuit Court 1311 Maybrook Dr Maywood, IL 60153-2438 Phone:(708) 865`6014
Circuit Court 10220 S 76th Ave Bridgeview, IL 60455-2425 Phone:(708) 974`6534
Clay County Circuit Court 111 Chestnut St Louisville, IL 62858 Phone:(618) 665`3522
Clerk of The Circuit Court 200 E Wood St Palatine, IL 60067-5332 Phone:(847) 991`8054
Clerk of The Circuit Court 16501 Kedzie Ave Markham, IL 60428-5509 Phone:(312) 443`5100
Clerk of The Circuit Court 14 W Jefferson St Joliet, IL 60432-4300 Phone:(815) 727`8592
Clerk of The Circuit Court 2121 Euclid Ave Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-1500 Phone:(847) 818`2425
United States Government District Court 211 S Court St Apt S Rockford, IL 61101-1219 Phone:(815) 987`4360