Family Division Programs

The 19th Judicial Circuit Family Division has several applications in different areas that open during different times of the year. Here you will be able to find the applications for Family Division Approved Mediators, Financial Expert Referral List, Child Representative/Guardian Ad Litem 506 Referral List, and the Evaluator Referral List, when they are open for submission of applications.

Child Representative/Guardian Ad Litem (bi-annual review even numbered year) 750 ILCS 5/506


List opens for new applicants and current members updates September after the bi‐annual training

  • New applicants attending the 2-day training and submitting required documents are added to the list; 
  • Current members must show proof of 10 hours continuing education in the past two years and current malpractice insurance to remain on the list.

Evaluators (bi-annual review odd numbered year) LCR 4-3.08


List opens for new applicants and current members updates August 15th through September 15. 

  • New applicants must submit required documents and interview before a panel of judges, family law attorneys, and a current evaluator.

Financial Experts (opened until filled) LCR 4-3.09


List opens for new applications April 2017 until filled.  

  • New applicants must submit required documents and interview before a panel of judges and family law attorneys.

Mediation (Approved-Volunteer) (bi-annual review even numbered year) LCR 4-3.19


List opens for new applicants and current members updates April 15th through May 15th.

  • New applicants must submit required documents including 40 hours mediation training certificate and 10 hours continuing education hours; 
  • Current members must show proof of 10 hours continuing education in the past two years to remain on the list.

 

List of Applications Currently Available:



Financial Expert List Application (PDF)