Divorce Information

•Dissolution

•Invalidity

•Legal separation

 

Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union (No Children)

This information is being provided to you by the State of Illinois along with the necessary forms for filing a Dissolution of Marriage or Civil Union.  This type of dissolution is only available to those people where there are no children involved.  You should read this information carefully to see if this procedure is available to you.  You must meet all of the requirements in order to use these forms.  If you do not, please contact an attorney for legal advice.

 

Simplified Divorce

Joint Simplified Dissolution of Marriage Commonly Known as Simplified Divorce

This information is being provided to you along with the necessary forms for filing a Joint Simplified Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. This type of dissolution procedure is not available to everyone. There are limitations on, among other items, the length of the marriage, the amount of property owned and income of the parties. You should read this information carefully to see if this procedure is available to you.  You must meet all of the requirements in order to use these forms.  If you do not, please contact an attorney for legal advice.

 

 

 

NOTE: Other than providing this general information and these forms, circuit clerks are prohibited by law from giving any legal advice.

 

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