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In effort to continue moving the Judicial System forward during these unprecedented times, Montgomery County has begun utilizing Zoom to hear cases. It is imperative that the Circuit Clerk’s Office be provided with an email address and phone number for each party to a case. You may email the Montgomery County Circuit Clerk’s Office at to provide this information. 

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Zoom Phone Number : 1-312-626-6799

Civil Meeting ID: 976 3939 9595

Criminal/Traffic Meeting ID: 942 8678 9385

Any questions may be directed to the Circuit Clerk’s Office at 217-532-9545 or


The following are the Administrative fee dates for 2022/2023:

9/23/22 - First Appearance Date







If you pay child support must also pay a $36 per year child support collection fee. This fee is not maintenance or child support and cannot be subtracted from the support to be paid. This fee must be paid directly to the Circuit Clerk of the county issuing this Order for Support.