Are you representing yourself in court and need help?

COVID HELP (Housing and Economic Loss Prevention)

A statewide initiative to provide no-cost legal guidance and representation to Illinoisans experiencing common legal problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Illinois residents can access free legal assistance 24/7 at

Resources for Self-Represented Litigants

E-filing Information

If you do not have an attorney, there are limited resources and assistance available to assist in e-filing in the McLean County Law Library (Room 665 of the Law & Justice Center) and within the 4th Floor Circuit Clerk’s office. These resources include public access terminals and document scanners. With a few exceptions, volunteers in the McLean County Law Library are available Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, to assist with legal information (not advice), access to court forms, and help with e-filing. The Law Library phone number is (309) 888-4801.

Odyssey Guide & File

The following links are direct links to the first page of each interview. Access to all interviews is available via Odyssey Guide and File.

To see the overall process of getting a divorce in Illinois when you have children, please click here.

Fee Waiver Form and Instructions for Civil Cases

Approved Statewide Forms - Fee Waiver for Civil Cases

Remote Hearings

Click here for information provided by the McLean County Circuit Court

Circuit Clerk Services offered online

View a public court record
View the court’s docket schedule
Request copies of court documents
Make a payment on a closed Traffic or Criminal case
Resolve a traffic ticket
Download court approved forms
Electronically file civil case-type documents
Check for additional Announcements