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Katherine M. Keefe - McHenry County Circuit Clerk, 22nd Judicial Circuit

Civil Information

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The Circuit Clerk’s Civil Division is responsible for all Civil and Probate cases filed in McHenry County. Civil Division includes Arbitration, Chancery, Divorce, Eminent Domain, Family, Law, Municipal Corporation, Mental Health, Miscellaneous Remedy, Order of Protection, Probate, Small Claims and Tax cases. Effective April 10, 2017, Civil Division Customer Service will be located in Room 136, on the first floor of the McHenry County Government Center.

Illinois Legal Aid Online

Useful legal information can be found at  Below are links to videos produced by Illinois Legal Aid Online to assist with some common questions from parties representing themselves in court.

Starting a Lawsuit Video

Filing an Appearance and Answer

Giving Notice Video

Service of Process Video

Asking the Court to do Something Video

Courtroom Basics Video

Court Orders Video