Services & Programs

  1. Courthouse Security Brief

    In an effort to make the facility safer for all county employees and visitors, the Sheriff's Office will secure all entrances to the building.

  2. Accessibility

    The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit ensures that its courts, programs, services, and activities are accessible to all members of the community and prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities.

  3. Court Interpreters

    Court interpreters work to ensure equal access to the courts for all persons regardless of their ability to communicate effectively in the spoken English language.

  4. Center for Self-Representation

    This Center for Self-Representation (CSR) website offers information and public resources, with a special focus on people representing themselves in court (pro se litigants).

  5. Clerk of the Circuit Court

    Visit the Lake County Circuit Clerk's Office to obtain public access to court forms, civil case information, and more.

  6. Court Transcripts

    Read about how to obtain a copy a court transcript.

  7. Family Parenting

    The purpose of the Family Parenting Program (FPP) is to offer an educational experience to parents, with minor children, who have filed for dissolution of marriage, and to parents, with minor children, who are parties to post-judgment custody or visitation petitions.

  8. Girl-Wise Conference

    Read about Girl-Wise Conference and find out how to register.

  9. Give-A-Blanket/Give-A-Book

    Read about the Give-A-Book and Give-A-Blanket Projects sponsored by the Kids' Korner.

  10. Internship Program

    View information about the internship program for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court including judicial operations, psychological services, and more.

  11. Judicial Services Programs

    Check out information about various judicial programs including the Driver Safety Program, the Live Victim Impact Panel, and the Family Parenting Program.

  12. Judicial Speakers Bureau

    The Judicial Speakers Bureau of Lake County provides judges to speak to a variety of groups throughout the county.

  13. Juror Information

    Juror Information

  14. Juror Appreciation Week

    Juror Appreciation Week is the Court’s way of recognizing and honoring the citizens of who have been summoned to be here during that week to serve, as well as those citizens who have performed their civic duty in the past.

  15. Jury Commission

    The Jury Commission supports the court system by determining anticipated juror needs and summoning residents in sufficient quantities, ensuring that jurors are available when needed.

  16. Kids' Korner

    The purpose of Kids’ Korner is to provide a safe and enjoyable waiting area to children who are in the Lake County Courthouse to testify in court or whose parents or guardians are conducting court business.

  17. Law Day Activities

    Check out information for the upcoming Law Day and read about how to get involved.

  18. Law Library

    It is the purpose of the William D. Block Memorial Law Library to serve the public. It accomplishes this goal by providing an open and efficient system of access to the Library's collections and services for the judges, attorneys, and citizens of Lake County.

  19. Law Merit Badge Seminar

    Scouts are invited to register for the Law Merit Badge Seminar to earn a merit badge.

  20. Marriages by a Judge

    Obtain information on how to request a Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court judge perform a marriage ceremony for you and your partner.

  21. Mediation Programs

    Read about the Family Mediation Program, Small Claims Mediation Program, and other alternative dispute resolution programs.

  22. Public Transportation

    Learn about the 2 public transportation options available in the Lake County area.

  23. Volunteer Opportunities

    Read about various volunteer opportunities available with the Nineteenth Judicial Court including the Probation Support Volunteers Program, Kids' Korner, and more.

  24. Veterans History Project

    he United States Congress created the Veterans History Project (VHP) in 2000 as part of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. VHP’s mission is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.