Circuit Clerk

The circuit clerk's office has a staff of 5 to assist the public with any of our provided services, including:

  • Filing and maintaining records of all cases that are heard by Lawrence County Courts involving adoptions, family cases, divorces, criminal felonies, misdemeanors, traffic cases, juvenile cases, law cases, small claims, probates, chanceries, and tax cases
  • Collect fines and fees for cases where they have been ordered and distribute the funds to the agencies which they are intended
  • Archiving historic cases in various storage locations for genealogy and other research
  • Contact and organize the petit and grand juries



See quick link on this page.





We accept Cash,  Money orders, Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, Personal Checks, Cashiers Checks



You can find court dates, balances and other information about your case.  See the quick link below

Zoom Details


Courtroom A Zoom

952 239 4271 Passcode Lawrence2!


Courtroom B Zoom

503 367 1075  Passcode Lawrence2!

Cheryl Winkles
Lawrence County Circuit Clerk
Nikki Peters - Chief Deputy
Ashley Lichte - Deputy/Jury information
Terri Lynn Wease - Deputy/Accounting
McKenzie Kocher - Deputy Clerk/Child Support
1100 State Street
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
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Jury Line: (618) 943-3840
Fax: (618) 943-5205
Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8am - 4pm (except holidays) 

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Self Help Center

Where is the Lawrence County Circuit Clerks office located?
Where are the courtrooms?
What are the Circuit Clerk’s office hours?
How do I get a copy of my marriage or death certificate?
Can Circuit Clerk Employee’s help me with my legal problems?
Do I have to pay my fine in person?
How do I get copies of my court records?
Can I get married at the Courthouse?
I need help filling out my Order of Protection/No Stalking Order, can someone in the Circuit Clerks office help me.
Can the Circuit Clerks office transfer my call to another department?

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