- Thursday November 24 - Thanksgiving Day
- Friday November 25 - Thanksgiving Friday
- Monday December 26 - Christmas Observed
- Monday January 2, 2023 - New Years Day Observed
- Monday January 16, 2023 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Monday February 20, 2023 - Presidents Day
- Friday April 7, 2023 - Good Friday
3rd Judicial Circuit Court Administrative Orders - Click Here
October 18, 2022: Now expanded, the option to have court orders emailed to lead attorneys in Felony and Civil cases. Subscribe Now...
June 2, 2022: Divorce / Family Attorney's may now register to receive court orders via email. Subscribe Now...
June 1, 2022: ProSe (self represented litigants) will no longer be able to do paper pleading and will be required to E-File, to review the Administrative Order, click here
Certain COVID-19 Precautions are enforced in the courthouse:
February 25, 2022 - Your health and safety is important to us. If you are not fully vaccinated, a face covering and maintaining physical distance between yourself and others is required. If you are fully vaccinated, a face covering is optional. Wash your hands often and cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. ONLY PERSONS NECESSARY TO THE PROCEEDINGS SHOULD COME TO COURT. LEAVE FAMILY AND FRIENDS AT HOME.
Archived News & Announcements
ProSe (self represented litigants) - E-File will be required.
June 1, 2022: ProSe (self represented litigants) will no longer be able to do paper pleading and will be required to E-File, to review the Administrative Order, read more
Circuit Judges Appoint New Chief Public Defender
November 9, 2020 - Circuit Judges appoint Mary Copeland as Chief Public Defender Read Press Release
Live with Odyssey eFileIL
May 18, 2018, The Madison County Circuit Clerk’s Office is happy to announce they are live with Tyler Technologies’ Odyssey eFileIL after moving e-filing services over on April 23rd. Read More
Where Does Your Traffic Ticket Fees Go
January 30, 2018 - Have you ever gotten a speeding ticket and wondered where the money goes? Learn More
Why e-Filing in Madison County
November 14, 2017 - Every year more and more parts of our lives are moved to digital platforms, and that is no different with the Circuit Clerk’s office. Read More