Cell Phones & Security

The following items are not allowed in the Courthouse or the Criminal Justice Center:

  • Knives or sharp objects of any kind
  • Aerosols, flammable or caustic substances
  • Silverware, razors, or biohazard materials
  • Tools of any kind
  • Firearms or explosive devices
  • Any item that may pose a potential security risk to the Courthouse or its occupants, as determined by Court Security personnel

Cell phones are not allowed to be brought into the Criminal Justice CenterĀ 

All persons entering the Courthouse and Criminal Justice Center are subject to search.

Circuit Clerk

Greg Vaccaro

Phone / Hours

Child Support Division:

Phone: 815-433-0774
Fax: 815-433-9198
119 W. Madison Street, Room 200
Ottawa, IL 61350

Civil Division:

Phone: 815-434-8671
Fax: 815-433-6647
119 W. Madison Street, Room 201
Ottawa, IL 61350

Traffic/Criminal Division:

Phone: 815-434-8271
Fax: 815-434-8299
707 Etna Road, Room 141
Ottawa, IL 61350

Office Hours:

8:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Walk-in Divorce

Mon, Wed, Fri
9:00am - 10:00am

Walk-in Probate/Guardianship

Tues, Wed, Thurs
9:00am - 10:00am