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IMPORTANT NOTICES:

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS 

December 25, 2019    CHRISTMAS DAY

  Changes have been made regarding Prove-Ups effective immediately.  Please refer to the Divorce Information tab on the website.

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Guide to 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.

Guide to Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union (With 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.  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.


Prove-Up/Walk-in Divorce Policy

Walk-in Divorces are allowed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00AM - 10:00AM unless otherwise noted.  Effective October 30, 2019 the court will require certain documents in order for your file to be sent to the Judge for a Prove-Up.  There are NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy.


Simplified Divorce

Joint Simplified Dissolution of Marriage Commonly Known as Simplified Divorce

The information in this section is currently being updated due to updates in state statute.  Once completed, the links will updated.

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.

  • General Information Concerning Simplified Dissolution of Marriage

  •  Who May Use the Joint Simplified Dissolution of Marriage Procedure?

  •  Instructions for Completing the Forms

  • Forms

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