Open Hours of the Kankakee County Court House Mon - Fri: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm


Here are some common questions and answers about the office of the Circuit Clerk. If your question is still unanswered please contact us.

What are the precautions the Kankakee Courts have in place due to COVID19?

• Per the CDC guidelines, if a guest has a cold, or other symptoms, it is suggested staying away is
best practice.
• Hand sanitizer dispensers are located conveniently around the courthouse.

Which County offices are located in the Courthouse?

The Circuit Clerk Offices 208-209 are currently undergoing a remodel, beginning March 18, 2024.  All telephone numbers and email will stay the same.

Please note the following:  TEMPORARY RELOCATION INFO:

  • Order of Protection, Probate, and Appeals will be located in Room 108, with the Traffic/Collections Department.
  • Main Office (Criminal, Civil, Family) will be located in Room 105

These are permanent changes:

  • Administrative Assistant to the Chief Judge is located on the lower level
  • Trial Court Administrator, appointed by the Chief Judge, is located in room 203B.

Are cellphones allowed in the Kankakee County Courthouse?

  • Cell phones, tablets and laptops are not permitted in the Courthouse, for general court business.  There are lockers at the Security Station to hold them while one is conducting court business.
  • Cellphones, tablets and laptops are permitted to be brought inside for Jury Duty.  Lockers are available when a juror is chosen for jury in a courtroom.

• Weapons are not allowed in the courthouse.

What are the hours of operation?

• The Courthouse is open between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., and is open during the lunch hour.

Is the court house open on holidays?

We are closed on the following days for Holiday: