Programs & Services

  1. Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs

    There are many forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) available to citizens of Lake County, from both inside the courts and via private forums.

  2. Compliance Program

    The Compliance Program monitors all non-probationary cases of individuals who are placed on court supervision or required to successfully complete the terms of a court order within a given time frame.

  3. Court Reporting Services

    The primary function of a court reporter is to make a verbatim record of all testimony in a court proceeding and, upon request, produce a written transcript of the proceedings.

  4. Court Interpreters

    The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit employs interpreters on both a permanent and contractual basis.

  5. Judicial Assistants Unit

    The Judicial Assistants Unit consists of 7 employees who support 15 Circuit Judges and 24 Associate Judges, as well as the Administrative Office of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit.

  6. 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.

  7. Kids' Korner

    Kids’ Korner, the children’s waiting room in the Lake County Courthouse, provides a safe, fun, and structured environment for children ages 2 - 12 who are in the courthouse to testify in court or whose parents or guardians are conducting court business.

  8. William D. Block Memorial Law Library

    The goal of the William D. Block Memorial Law Library is to serve the public.