Please complete if you are an attorney and have never filed in Lake County before.




Do you anticipate that you or your firm will be (or possibly be) receiving bond refunds in excess of $600.00 per calendar year?

The Circuit Clerk’s office is required to report to the Internal Revenue Service any bond refunds made to an attorney or attorney firm that is in excess of $600.00 per calendar year. In order for the Circuit Clerk’s Office to comply, we must collect a W-9 form on file from the attorney and/or firm. Please complete the forms below, save them to your computer and upload each document in the spaces provided below.

  Attorney Firm Bond Refund Information
  W9 Request for Tax Payor Information

Attorney Bond Refund Information Form
W9 Request for Tax Payor Information Form
If you prefer to submit these documents in person you may do so at our office located at 18 N. County Street in Waukegan, Illinois, 60085.


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Please note requests may take up to 1-2 days to process.