The Lake County Circuit Clerk does not issue Attorney Registration numbers.  Attorneys should include their Illinois ARDC number on all filings. All attorneys and firms must register and notify the Lake County Circuit Clerk's Office of any changes to their information.  For more information on attorney and firm registration, updates and W9 Requirements for the IRS please visit our Attorney Registration page.

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The Lake County Circuit Clerk's Office provides access to certain civil, criminal, and traffic public records of the 19th Judicial Circuit Court of Lake County, Illinois. The information displayed is an exact copy of the case information entered into the circuit court's case management system. The court record summaries viewed here are all public records under Illinois open records law.  Click here for the Online Portal

If you are filing an expungement on multiple cases please make sure to contact our office 
at 847-377-3380 and ask to speak with the expungement clerk. For more information please visit our Expungement page

Attorneys seeking to file an Order of Protection can now fill out and print the Verified Petition, Certificate of Attorney and Domestic Violence Sheet, directly from the Lake County Circuit Clerk’s website, simply by visiting the Order of Protection page and following the instructions.


Since May 1, 2017, attorneys and self-represented litigants seeking to file a legal pleading in a juvenile matter (J, JA, and JD case types only) may now file those pleadings at the Main Courthouse.
For more information please click HERE!

re:SearchIL is a web-based platform that allows registered users access to an online repository of court case information powered by the state’s e-filing database. click HERE to access