Expungement Information

People with qualifying arrests and convictions may petition the court to expunge or seal your records. The Office of the State Appellate Defender can answer any questions regarding the eligibility for expungement and sealing. Information packets explaining the process and requirements for expungement/sealing of records is available online at
http://state.il.us/defender/exp.html or

The filing fee for the Petition to Expunge is $120.00 made payable to:

LaSalle County Circuit Clerk

707 Etna Road

Ottawa, IL 61350

The filing fee is non-refundable, regardless of the outcome of your petition.  Click here for expungement-information

Contact Information for the Expungement Project at the State Appellate Defender:

Office of the State Appellate Defender

P.O. Box 5240

Springfield, Illinois 62705-5240

1(866) 787-1776 (toll-free)

Email: expungement.springfield@osad.state.il.us
visit us at: http://state.il.us/defender/exp.html

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