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Monday, September 28, 2020 through Friday, October 2, 2020

All collection fees and accrued interest will be waived on any past due criminal and traffic fines owed at the Lake County Circuit Clerk’s Office for payments made September 28, 2020 through October 2, 2020.

Full & Partial Payments are Accepted
Payments can be made in full or in part however, a minimum of $20.00 per case is requireed, unless the principal balance owed is less than the minimum payment amount.

Find Out Your Balance

Before submitting a payment please contact our office at any of our locations to find out the balance that is owed without the interest and collections fees. 


Payment Options

Phone IconBy Phone 
Credit and debit card payments can be made over the phone by contacting any of our branch locations. A 3% convenience fee will be charged for each debit or credit card payment.


Online Icon Online 
Credit and debit card payments can be made through our online payment system during Amnesty Week. You must know your case number and balance owed before making your payment. A 3% convenience fee will be applied to all credit and debit card payments.
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In-Person IconIn-Person
Due to COVID-19 restrictions we encourage individuals to use an alternative means of submitting payment however, in-person payments can be made at any of our branch locations. Individuals are required to wear proper face coverings and practice social distancing while in any of our facilities.Accepted forms of payment include cash, money orders, credit and debit cards. The Circuit Clerk's Office does NOT accept personal checks

Mail Icon By Mail
NO PERSONAL CHECKS. Money orders and cashier’s checks made payable to the Clerk of the Circuit Court may be mailed to any of our branch locations.  In order to qualify for Amnesty Week, payments must be received between Monday, September 28, 2020 and Friday, October 2, 2020.

If you are mailing in your payment you must print and include the Amnesty Week Mail Payment Slip along with your money order or cashiers check. 

Amnesty Week Payment Instructions and Mail Slip
Click here for information on the Circuit Clerk's Office 2020 Amnesty Week


Payment Hours & Locations

  • Payments can be made at any of our branch locations. Contact numbers and addresses can be found on our Locations page.
  • Phone and in-person payments during Amnesty Week between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM. 
  • Online payments can be made at anytime, however they will not post until the next business day. 


Contact Us
Please call us at 847-377-3380 or email as circuitclerk@lakecountyil.gov with any questions.