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Winnebago County will transition to efileIL for all Civil Filings effective August 30, 2018.

The current FCE E-filing portal used by attorneys will no longer be available on August 29th at 5:00 pm.   All users will be required to efile in civil cases from an approved provider.  Service providers may be found at 

August 21, 2018 Press Release from Winnebago County Circuit Clerk Thomas A. Klein 

efiling Training Registration    


Winnebago County and Boone County Self-Help Centers Print E-mail

Our Legal Self-Help Centers make available correct and current information on Illinois law and court proceedings.   A navigator is present during normal working hours to assist individuals with using the available computer and print resources. Be advised, Navigators and employees of the Circuit Clerk’s Office cannot give out legal advice or tell you which forms to fill out.

 Visit one of our self-help centers in person or use our ONLINE SELF HELP CENTER.

Winnebago County Self-Help Center 
Winnebago County Courthouse
400 West State Street, Room 304 (inside the law library)
Rockford, Illinois 61101
Boone County Self-Help Center 
BooneCounty Courthouse
601 North Main Street  (inside the law library)
Belvidere, Illinois 61008
Assistance is available on a number of topics including:
Orders of Protection, Divorce, Paternity, Small Claims, Forclosure, Change of Name, Visitation and Child Support.
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