There are many forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) available to citizens of Lake County, from both inside the courts and via private forums.
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.
The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit employs interpreters on both a permanent and contractual basis.
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.
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.
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.
The goal of the William D. Block Memorial Law Library is to serve the public.