The Circuit Clerk is an elected official with a four-year term. The Circuit Clerk is the keeper of both the seal of the circuit court and the court records, including files and exhibits.
The Civil Division prepares and maintains Adoption, Chancery, Divorce, Eminent Domain, Family, Juvenile, Law, Law Magistrate, Mental Health, Misc. Remedy, Order of Protection, Probate, Small Claims, Tax, and Wills.
Traffic Division maintains all Traffic and DUI cases.
Criminal Division maintains Civil Law, Conservation Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Contempt, Juvenile Delinquency, and Ordinance Violations.
Peoria County Circuit Clerk COVID-19 information and procedures during Courthouse closure.