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TitleFile TypeFile SizeDescriptionCategory
30 Day Summonspdf(84KB)Form used in civil lawsuits over $50,000, adoptions, chancery and family cases notifying the defendant(s) that a case has been filed.Civil/Small Claims
Acceptance and Oath of Officepdf(170KB)Form used in disabled and deceased estates when an individual becomes guardian or executor of the person and/or estate.Probate
Acceptance of Officepdf(79KB)Form used in deceased estates in which a bank accepts responsibility as executor of the estate.  Probate
Admission of Paternitypdf(142KB)Form used in paternity proceedings.Divorce/Family
Adult Name Change Informationpdf(37KB)Instructions for filing for an adult name change.Adult Name Change
Affidavit and Order for Service by Publicationpdf(238KB)Form used in minor guardianship proceedings.  Must be completed by petitioner when the parent or guardian cannot be found after a diligent search.Probate
Affidavit as to Military Servicepdf(86KB)Civil/Small Claims, Divorce/Family
Affidavit for Garnishment-Non-Wagepdf(46KB)Civil/Small Claims
Affidavit for Service by Postingpdf(169KB)Form used in Forcible Entry and Detainer.Civil/Small Claims
Affidavit for Service by Publicationpdf(102KB)Divorce/Family
Affidavit for Wage Deductionpdf(223KB)Form used in wage deduction proceedingsCivil/Small Claims
Affidavit of Heirship - Surviving Spouse Civil Union Partner and or Descendantspdf(267KB)Form used in deceased estates which determines the heirship of the decedent dying with a surviving spouse/civil union partner.Probate
Affidavit of Heirship No Surviving Spouse Civil Union Partner or Descendantspdf(257KB)Form used in deceased estates which determines the heirship of the decedent dying without a surviving spouse/civil union partner.Probate
Affidavit of Petitioning Guardian of the Guardian of the Person for a Minor Childpdf(109KB)Form used in guardianship proceedings which allows a criminal background review of the petitioner by DCFS.Probate
Affidavit Pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 222(B)pdf(22KB)A form used in civil proceedings sent to an employer to collect on a judgment.Civil/Small Claims
Annual Report on Wardpdf(96KB)Form used in disabled proceedings by which the guardian provides information to the court regarding the disabled person's condition each year.Probate
Answer to Citation Proceedingpdf(128KB)Form used in civil proceedings by an employer, bank or any other third partyCivil/Small Claims
Appearancepdf(82KB)Form used to indicate legal representation of a party or parties in a case.Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Appearance and Consent Petition for Appointment/Discharge of Guardianship for Minorpdf(29KB)Form used in minor guardianship proceedings.  To be completed by the consenting party when  guardianship is awarded.Probate
Arbitration Summonspdf(67KB)Summons used in Arbitration Proceedings.Civil/Small Claims
Blank Orderpdf(25KB)Form used to draft orders that will be presented to the judge in court.Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Probate
Blank Order - Divorcepdf(49KB)Form used in divorce proceedings to draft orders that will be presented to the judge in court.Divorce/Family
Case Management Orderpdf(179KB)Form used in divorce proceedings for establishing pre-trial, trial and discover dates.Divorce/Family
Case Management Order Probatepdf(138KB)Multipurpose Order to set hearings and record attendance for probate matters.Probate
Certificate of Attorney Civilpdf(261KB)Civil/Small Claims, Probate
Certificate of Attorney-Family Divisionpdf(210KB)Form required when filing a new dissolution or family caseDivorce/Family
Certificate of Attorney-Juvenile Divisionpdf(100KB)Form required when filing a new Adoption case.Divorce/Family
Certificate of Depositorypdf(25KB)Form used in minor's estate to show where money has been deposited and that the account is restricted.Probate
Certificate of Judgment Creditor or Attorney in Citation Proceedingspdf(19KB)Civil/Small Claims
Certificate of Mailing Third Party Citation Noticepdf(62KB)Form used in civil proceedings as proof of mailing a citationCivil/Small Claims
Change of Addresspdf(159KB)Form used to notify Circuit Clerk of address change.Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Child Representation Orderpdf(110KB)Divorce/Family
Child Support Data Sheetpdf(84KB)Divorce/Family
Citation Noticepdf(158KB)Civil/Small Claims
Citation to Discover Assetspdf(31KB)Form used in post judgment citation proceedings.Civil/Small Claims
Citation to Discover Assets to Third Partypdf(68KB)Form used in civil proceedings sent to a bank or third party who may have assets of a judgment debtor.Civil/Small Claims
Claim Against Estatepdf(171KB)Form used in deceased estate by creditors to attempt to recover money owedProbate
Claim Noticepdf(73KB)Form used in deceased estates to publish in newspapers.Probate
Common Collection Sheetpdf(11KB)Contains instructions for collecting money following a judgmentCivil/Small Claims
Complaint in Forcible Entry and Detainerpdf(155KB)Form used for filing a civil LM Forcible Entry and Detainer (Eviction).Civil/Small Claims
Complaint in Replevinpdf(37KB)Form used to file a Complaint for ReplevinCivil/Small Claims
Custody Visitation Evaluation Referral Orderpdf(126KB)Adult Name Change, Divorce/Family
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Actpdf(99KB)Form used in divorce proceedings in which the parties disclose information regarding the children.Divorce/Family
Declination of Officepdf(40KB)Form used in deceased estate in which the appointed representative declines to act as a representativeProbate
Dismissal Order Small Claimspdf(109KB)Form used for dismissing a case in small claims court.Civil/Small Claims
Dissolution Summonspdf(87KB)Form used in divorce proceedings to notify the respondent of the filing of a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage.Divorce/Family
Expungement Noticepdf(86KB)Form used for expungement and sealing of court recordsExpungement
Family Certificate of Compliancepdf(41KB)Form used in Family Division proceedingsDivorce/Family
Family Division Information Noticepdf(27KB)Form used in Family Division proceedings.Divorce/Family
Family Division Order Following Case Management Conferencepdf(247KB)Form used in divorce proceedings in which the parties disclose exhibit and witness information prior to trial.Divorce/Family
Final Report of Independent Representativepdf(92KB)Form used in deceased estate.  Final Report done before the closing of an estate.Probate
Financial Affidavitpdf(261KB)Form used in divorce proceedings in which the parties disclose financial information that is presented to the court.Divorce/Family
Financial Affidavit Supplementalpdf(37KB)Form used in divorce and family proceedings which must accompany the financial affidavit.Divorce/Family
Forcible Entry and Detainer Notice to Defendantpdf(11KB)Form used in Forcible Entry and Detainer (Eviction) proceedings.Civil/Small Claims
Forcible Entry Detainer Orderpdf(26KB)Form used in Forcible Entry and Detainer proceedingsCivil/Small Claims
Forcible Summonspdf(51KB)Form used to notify the defendant(s) of the filing of a civil LM forcible entry and detainer (eviction) against them.Civil/Small Claims
Forcible Summons COPYpdf(37KB)Copy of Summons - Forcible Entry and Detainer used to notify the defendant(s) of the filing of a civil LM forcible entry and detainer (eviction) against them.Civil/Small Claims
Garnishment Summons Non Wagepdf(63KB)Form used to indicate the date the garnishee has to file an answer as to whether there are funds available to garnish.Civil/Small Claims
Guardian Brochurepdf(102KB)This booklet is designed to inform prospective guardians of the requirements for obtaining and terminating a guardianship.Probate
Guardianship of Minors Information Packetpdf(196KB)Information on becoming the guardian of a minor.Probate
In Rem Judgment for Dissolution of Marriagepdf(216KB)Divorce/Family
Income and Assetpdf(122KB)Form used in post judgment citation proceedingsCivil/Small Claims
Instructions for Petition to Expunge or Sealpdf(7KB)Instructions for filing a Petition to Expunge or SealExpungement
Joint Affidavit Regarding Separation of Parties, Division of Property and Waiver of Bifurcated Hearingpdf(92KB)Form used in simplified dissolution of marriage proceedings in which both parties must sign, acknowledging specific required information.Divorce/Family
Joint Petition for Simplified Dissolution of Marriagepdf(147KB)Form used in simplified dissolution of marriage proceedings petitioning the court for a judgment of dissolution.Divorce/Family
Joint Simplified Affidavitpdf(114KB)Divorce/Family
Joint Simplified Packetpdf(91KB)Information and Instructions on the Simplified Dissolution of Marriage ProcedureDivorce/Family
Joint Trial Conference Memorandumpdf(320KB)Form used in divorce proceedings in which the husband and wife must disclose background information.Divorce/Family
Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage - Simplified Divorcepdf(67KB)Divorce/Family
Judgment orderpdf(18KB)Form used in Small Claims when a judgment has been entered.Civil/Small Claims
Jury Demandpdf(106KB)Civil/Small Claims
Landlord 5 Day Noticepdf(56KB)Civil/Small Claims
Mediator's Status Reportpdf(152KB)Report to the Court from Mediator of the status of Mediation.Probate
Memorandum of Judgmentpdf(190KB)Form used in civil proceedings when a judgment has been entered in the case.Civil/Small Claims
Minor Name Change Informationpdf(40KB)Instructions for filing a minor name change.Minor Name Change
Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Informationpdf(212KB)Civil/Small Claims
Mortgage Foreclosure SPCpdf(38KB)Civil/Small Claims
Mortgage Foreclosure Summonspdf(84KB)Civil/Small Claims
Motionpdf(34KB)Blank Motion FormCivil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Motion to Appoint Special Process Serverpdf(81KB)Form used when requesting the use of a special process server.Civil/Small Claims
Motion to Excuse Parenting Classpdf(87KB)Divorce/Family
Motion to Terminate Supportpdf(32KB)Form used in divorce and family proceedings to have child support terminated.Divorce/Family
Motion to Vacatepdf(24KB)Form used vacate (change)a judgmentCriminal/Traffic
Name Change Decreepdf(92KB)Form required when filing for a legal name change.Adult Name Change, Minor Name Change
Nomination of Guardian for Minorpdf(16KB)Form used in guardianship proceedings.  This form is needed when the minor is over 14 years of age.Probate
Non Wage Garnishment Noticepdf(173KB)Form used to notify the defendant that the Non Wage Garnishment Summons has been issued.Civil/Small Claims
Non Withholding Wage Deduction Orderpdf(212KB)Form used in garnishment proceedings field against the employer who was served with a wage deduction summons.Civil/Small Claims
Notice By Publicationpdf(38KB)Divorce/Family
Notice of Application of Foreign Judgmentpdf(25KB)Form used when registering a foreign judgment.Civil/Small Claims
Notice of Confidential or Personal Identity Informationpdf(92KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Notice of Filing of Request for Extended Media Coverage (Attorney)pdf(50KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Notice of Filing of Request for Extended Media Coverage (Attorney) (Spanish)pdf(182KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Notice of Motionpdf(34KB)Form used to notify the court of a motion being filed.Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Notice of Motion for Non-Wage Exemption Hearingpdf(86KB)Form used in civil cases to set a court date for a Non-Wage Exemption HearingCivil/Small Claims
Notice of Motion for Wage Deduction Exemption Hearingpdf(64KB)Form used in civil to set a court date for a Wage Deduction Exemption HearingCivil/Small Claims
Notice of Publicationpdf(16KB)Form used for legal name change.Adult Name Change, Minor Name Change
Notice to Guardians of Disabled Adultspdf(86KB)Expectations for a guardian of a disabled person.Probate
Notice to People Acting as Their Own Lawyerpdf(7KB)Civil/Small Claims
Notice to Withhold Income for Supportpdf(396KB)Form used in divorce and family proceedings to notify an employer of deductions to be made from income for child support, maintenance, etc.Divorce/Family
Oath of Office and Bondpdf(137KB)Oath of Representative of the Estate that they will perform their duties and bond secured by surety company, if necessary.Probate
Objection of Party to Extended Media Coveragepdf(15KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Objection of Party to Extended Media Coverage of Testimony (Spanish)pdf(17KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Objection of Witness to Extended Media Coverage (Spanish)pdf(91KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Objection of Witness to Extended Meida Coveragepdf(15KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Order Allowing Compensation for Guardian Ad Litempdf(67KB)Form used in disabled or minor proceedings which allows for compensation for the Guardian Ad Litem.Probate
Order Allowing Petitioner to Obtain Birth Death Certificatepdf(98KB)Form used in minor's estate case where petitioner is allowed to obtain a birth certificate or death certificate.Probate
Order Allowing Withdrawal of Fundspdf(40KB)Form used in minor's estate which allows the minor to withdraw money.Probate
Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem for Alleged Disabled Personpdf(150KB)Form used in disabled proceedings when a guardian ad litem is appointed.Probate
Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem for Minorspdf(57KB)Form used in guardianship proceedings which appoints a guardian ad litem for the minor.Probate
Order Appointing Guardian for Minorpdf(42KB)Form used in guardianship proceedings to appoint a guardian for a minorProbate
Order Appointing Plenary Guardian for a Disabled Personpdf(146KB)Form used in disabler person proceedings which appoints a guardian for the disabled person.Probate
Order Appointing Representative of Decedent's Estatepdf(157KB)Form used in deceased estates which appoints the representative of the estateProbate
Order Appointing Special Process Serverpdf(74KB)Order used when a special process server is appointed.Civil/Small Claims
Order Appointing Temporary Guardian for Disabled Personpdf(65KB)Form used in disabled proceedings which appoints a temporary guardian for the disabled person.Probate
Order Authorizing Settlement of Personal Injury Claim of a Minorpdf(100KB)Form used in guardianship proceedings in which there was a personal injury to the minor, but no lawsuit was filed.Probate
Order Declaring Heirshippdf(103KB)Form used in deceased estates which appoints the representative of the estate.Probate
Order Finding a Mentally Disabled Personpdf(180KB)Probate
Order for Replevin Notice Servedpdf(32KB)Form used in Replevin ProceedingsCivil/Small Claims
Order for Replevin Without Noticepdf(30KB)Form used in Replevin ProceedingsCivil/Small Claims
Order for Trial Continuancepdf(106KB)Civil/Small Claims
Order of Dischargepdf(59KB)Form used in deceased estate which closes the estate.Probate
Order of Referral to Court Annexed Probate Mediationpdf(165KB)Form used to send a probate case to mediation.Probate
Order of Referral to Mediationpdf(169KB)Form used in divorce proceedings when the case is referred to mediation.Divorce/Family
Order on Request for Extended Media Coveragepdf(43KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Order on Request for Extended Media Coverage (Spanish)pdf(44KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Order Terminating Supportpdf(101KB)Form used when child support and/or maintenance is being terminated.Divorce/Family
Order to Discharge Guardian Minors Estatepdf(22KB)Form used in guardianship proceedings which discharges the guardian from the minors estate.Probate
Order to Expungepdf(105KB)Form used in criminal expungement proceedings.Expungement
Order to Sealpdf(31KB)Form used when the court orders a criminal record to be sealed.Expungement
Order Trial Continuancepdf(104KB)Civil/Small Claims
Order Vacating Guardianshippdf(21KB)Form used in guardianship proceedings when an order for  guardianship is going to be vacatedProbate
Order Waiving Presencepdf(41KB)Form used in alleged disabled person proceedings which waives the appearance of the alleged disable person in court.Probate
Overview of Probate HelpDesk Procedure to Obtain Guardianship for a Minorpdf(100KB)Procedures to Obtain Guardianship of the Person <br>for a Minor Child Without an Attorney.Probate
Petition and Order to Sue or Defend as an Indigent Personpdf(96KB)Petition and Order used to sue or defend without payment of fees, costs or charges.Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Petition for Appointment of Guardian for a Minorpdf(82KB)Form used to petition the court for guardianship of a minor.Probate
Petition for Appointment of Guardian for Disabled Personpdf(138KB)Form used in disabled person proceedings in which a person petitions the court for guardianship of a disabled person.Probate
Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardian for Disabled Personpdf(148KB)Form used in disabled proceedings which appoints a temporary guardian for the disabled.Probate
Petition for Leave to Settle Cause of Action for a Minor Plaintiffpdf(157KB)Form used in guardianship proceedings outlining requests to settle cause of action in minor&#39;s estate.Probate
Petition for Name Change (Adult)pdf(111KB)Form used to petition the court for a legal adult name change.Adult Name Change
Petition for Name Change (Minor)pdf(86KB)Form used to petition the court for a legal minor name change.Minor Name Change
Petition for Probate and for Letterspdf(237KB)Form used in deceased estates to request the appointment of an executor, administrator with the will annexed or administrator.Probate
Petition for Withdrawal of Fundspdf(83KB)Form used in minor estate to petition the court to withdraw minor&#39;s money.Probate
Petition to Contest Notice to Withhold Incomepdf(66KB)Form used in divorce and family proceedings to contest a Notice to Withhold Income for SupportDivorce/Family
Petition to Discharge Guardian - Minor's Estatepdf(27KB)Form used in minor&#39;s estate where the petitioner request to be discharged as guardianProbate
Petition to Expungepdf(128KB)Form used when petitioning the court to expunge criminal records.Expungement
Petition to Rescind Statutory Summary Suspensionpdf(28KB)Form used in traffic and criminal DUI offenses to petition the court to rescind a statutory summary suspension.Criminal/Traffic
Petition to Seal Recordspdf(119KB)Form used when petitioning the court to seal criminal recordsExpungement
Probate Court Brochurepdf(114KB)Informational brochure about Probate Court in Lake County, Illinois.Probate
Proof of Service of Notice to Withhold Income for Supportpdf(69KB)Form used in divorce and family proceedings to show proof of service of a Notice to Withhold Income for Support on an employer.Divorce/Family
Receipt Consent and Waiver on Closing of Decedent's Estatepdf(120KB)Form used in deceased estate indicating receipt of one&#39;s distributive share, consent to the closing of the estate and allowing attorney or representative fees.Probate
Release (Satisfaction) of Judgment (Employer-Garnishee)pdf(115KB)Form used in civil proceedings in which an employer notifies the court that the judgment has been paid.Civil/Small Claims
Renunciation of Willpdf(36KB)Form used in probate proceedings when the spouse has been disinherited but would like to renounce the Will in order to obtain a portion of the estate.Probate
Report (Medical)pdf(133KB)Form used in alleged disabled person proceedings which is to be completed by a medical doctor.Probate
Request for Extended Media Coveragepdf(52KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Request for Extended Media Coverage (Spanish)pdf(47KB)Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic, Divorce/Family, Probate
Rider to the Citation to Discover Assetspdf(69KB)Form used in citation proceedings that indicates the financial records that are needed.Civil/Small Claims
Satisfaction Release of Judgmentpdf(50KB)Form used in civil proceedings to notify the court that the judgment has been paid.Civil/Small Claims
Settlement Conference Memorandumpdf(804KB)Form used in divorce proceedings in which the husband and wife must disclose certain income information.Divorce/Family
Small Claim Complaintpdf(254KB)Form used to file a small claims case of $10,000 or less.Civil/Small Claims
Small Claim Summonspdf(194KB)Form used to notify the defendant(s) of the filing of a small claims case against them.Civil/Small Claims
Small Claim Summons COPYpdf(93KB)Copy of Small Claims Summons which notifies the defendant(s) of the filing of a small claims case against them.Civil/Small Claims
Small Claims Complaint Samplepdf(285KB)Civil/Small Claims
Small Claims Guidepdf(80KB)Guide to Small Claims Court in Lake County, IllinoisCivil/Small Claims
Small Claims Summons Samplepdf(89KB)Civil/Small Claims
Small Estate Affidavitpdf(51KB)Form used in deceased estate in place of probate to obtain title changes, admission to bank, etc.Probate
Statement of Guardian Ad Litem to Respondentpdf(43KB)Form used in alleged disabled person proceedings from the guardian ad litem to the alleged disabled person.Probate
Statement of Right to Discharge Guardianpdf(15KB)Form used in guardianship proceedingsProbate
Stipulation For Uncontested Hearingpdf(24KB)Divorce/Family
Stipulation Waving 2yr Statutory Period of Separationpdf(18KB)Divorce/Family
Subpoenapdf(88KB)Form used requiring a person&#39;s presence in court to give testimony. ***If you are representing yourself, you must come to the Circuit Clerk&#39;s Office to obtain this form and have it signed and sealed***Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic
Subpoena for Depositionpdf(34KB)Form used requiring a person to appear somewhere to give a deposition. ***If you are representing yourself, you must come to the Circuit Clerk&#39;s Office to obtain this form and have it signed and sealed***Civil/Small Claims, Criminal/Traffic
Subsequent Case Management Conferencepdf(34KB)Form used in Family division proceedingsDivorce/Family
Summons for Appointment for Guardian of Disabled Person and Notice of Rightspdf(191KB)Form used in alleged disabled person proceedings which is served on the alleged disabled person notifying them of the court proceedings.Probate
Summons in Mandamuspdf(122KB)Form used in Mandamus proceedings.Civil/Small Claims
Summons to Confirm Conditional Judgmentpdf(20KB)Civil/Small Claims
Supreme Court Rule 218 Orderpdf(26KB)218 scheduling order used in civil casesCivil/Small Claims
Turn Over Orderpdf(239KB)Form prepared after garnishment has been answered by employer/bank to turn over the assets.Civil/Small Claims
Turnover Orderpdf(148KB)Form prepared after garnishment has been answered by employer/bank to turn over the assets.Divorce/Family
Uniform Order for Supportpdf(319KB)Form used in divorce and family proceedings to establish payment schedules for child support, maintenance, etc.Divorce/Family
Wage Deduction Orderpdf(193KB)Form used in Civil proceedings by the plaintiff after the employer has sent them an answer of how much money they are able to deduct from the employee&#39;s paycheck.Civil/Small Claims
Wage Deduction Summons and Noticepdf(93KB)Summons and Notice used in Wage Deduction proceedingsCivil/Small Claims
Waiver of Jury Trialpdf(84KB)Form used in criminal and traffic cases to waive the defendant&#39;s right to a trial by jury.Criminal/Traffic
Waiver of Notice Appearance for Letters of Office and Consentpdf(100KB)Form used in deceased estate indicating the receipt of the petition for probate and for letters, appearing of record in case and consent to the appointment of the representative.Probate
Waiver of Trialpdf(32KB)Form used criminal and traffic cases to waive the defendant&#39;s right to trial by a judge.Criminal/Traffic
Contact Information

Keith Brin, Clerk of the Circuit Court
18 N. County St.
Waukegan, IL 60085

Phone: 847.377.3380

Email:
CircuitClerk@lakecountyil.gov

Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 - 5:00