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Shanelle Bardell

Stephenson County Circuit Clerk
sbardell@stephensoncountyil.gov

Stephenson County Circuit Clerk
15 N. Galena Ave.
2nd Floor
Freeport, Illinois 61032
815-235-8266

  • Press 1 - Traffic Division
  • Press 2 - Criminal Division
  • Press 3 - Civil Division
  • Press 4 - Jury/Archives/Appeals

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Circuit Clerk and Court

Our mission is to serve citizens of Stephenson County and the participants in the Judicial System in an appropriate, professional, and ethical manner. In accordance with statutes, all service information and court records will be provided with courtesy and efficiency.

The Stephenson County Circuit Clerk and Deputy Clerks are prohibited by law from dispensing legal advice or drafting, assisting or preparing legal documents or pleadings, except such documents as such clerks are by law required, or by some statute authorized to draft or prepare.


FOR ONLINE COURT PLEASE CLICK ZOOM COURTROOMS ON THE LEFT

2022 Court Holiday Schedule
The Courts will be closed on the following holidays:
December 31, 2021 New Year's Day (Observed)
January 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 11 Lincoln's Birthday (Observed)
February 21 Washington's Birthday (Observed)
April 15 Spring Holiday
May 30 Memorial Day
June 20 Juneteenth Independence Day (Observed)
July 4 Independence Day
September 5 Labor Day
October 10 Columbus Day (Observed)
November 8 Election Day
November 11 Veterans' Day
November 24 Thanksgiving Day
November 25 Day After Thanksgiving Day
December 26 Christmas Day (Observed)
                                       
2nd FLOOR OFFICE

  • Criminal
  • Traffic
  • Civil
 
3rd FLOOR OFFICE

  • Administration
  • Jury
  • Appeal
  • Records/Archives

Time To Pay

FOR YOUR CONVIENENCE, TELEVISION MONITORS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE 1ST AND 2ND FLOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, WHICH DISPLAY THE COURT SCHEDULE FOR THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON CALENDARS RESPECTIVELY. (CASE NAME - TIME & COURTROOM).

FOR THE SAFETY AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF INDIVIDUALS, NO FOOD, BEVERAGE, CELL PHONES, ELECTRICAL DEVICES OR CAMERAS ARE ALLOWED WHEN VISITING THE COURTHOUSE.



Professional Associations

  • Administrative Office of Illinois Courts
  • Illinois Association of Circuit Clerks
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