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Court Services - Court Security, Civil Process.

The Court Services / Special Projects Bureau oversees Civil Process and Court Services. The Will County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division serves over 22,000 items of process annually. These items include subpoenas from the Will County State’s Attorney, summons for law suits, quasi criminal summons from villages and counties throughout the United States. This bureau also handles security for the Courthouse, Court Annex Building, River Valley Juvenile Justice Center and the outer court branches.

The last day for Attorney Passes will be December 7th, at which point the Will County Sheriff's Office will suspend attorney passes so that we can transition Attorney Pass operations and facilities to the Will County Courthouse- Sheriff’s Office. Issuing Attorney Passes at the Will County Courthouse will begin January 2nd 2018. Attorneys will then be able to obtain passes at the courthouse on the first floor in the Sheriff’s Office. For further information, please call (815) 727-8727 on or after January 2nd 2018.

The temporary shutdown will be due to moving assets to the courthouse, testing operations and training personnel.

*Attorneys with passes expiring during the transition period will be provided a 30-day grace period. *

The new hours of operation will be 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday…except holidays.

The cost of the attorney pass will remain $35.00 payable by cash, business or firm check as well as credit or debit cards.

Later in 2018, Attorney Passes will be able to be purchased online at any time.

If the transition of Attorney Pass operations to the Will County Courthouse is completed ahead of the January 2, 2018 date we will provide notice to local bar associations, courthouse and the Will County Sheriff's Office Website and Facebook page.

WILL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

INSTRUCTIONAL GUIDELINES FOR TAX NOTICES

Prior to delivering the Tax Notices to our office, you must provide us with the breakdown of the parties that you will need served. Indicate on each service whether it is personal service or certified mail. You may fax the list to our office (815) 727-8565 in advance. Please allow approximately 1 to 2 business days for us to total the dollar ($) amount needed for service.

The following foreclosure cases have Surplus Funds Held by the Sheriff’s Office until further Order of the Court. This also includes Unknown Heirs and Legatees. If your name is not on the list and you think that you might have money left over from a foreclosure, please contact the Civil Process Office at 815.727.8895 Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Civil Process Fee Information

(Revised as of January 1st, 2017)

The following fee schedule represents only one service for one case number at a specified address. If more than one service is needed, the full fee will be added for each additional individual to be served. "Occupant", "Any & All Unknown Occupants", etc. are also considered an additional service.

Alias summons papers previously sent to this office for service ( same address/name/case ) will cost $5.00 each.

Certified mailings are $16.00 as of 12-16-2013.

There will be a $21.00 fee to process a foreclosure deed as soon as possible.

Our work load does not permit short date papers; therefore, ten ( 10 ) working days are required to provide a proper effort for service, return and processing of your paper.

Out of County Civil Warrant Fees

  • North - $133
  • South - $151
  • East - $156
  • West - $129

Execution Judgment Fees

For every inventory taken, there will be an additional fee of $87.00 charged, which will be collected prior to proceeding with the enforcement of the Judgment.

False Alarm Ordinance

The false alarm ordinance information can be found on the False Alarm Ordinance Page which are now handled at the Laraway Station.

Town Township Miles Civil Process Civil Warrant Judgment Execution Replevin / Mech Lien
Will County Sheriff's Office Fee Schedule
BASE FEE   $.50 $51.00 $114.00 $114.00 $114.00
Aurora Wheatland 34 68.00 131.00 210.00 158.00
Beecher Washington 80 91.00 154.00 234.00 181.00
Bolingbrook DuPage 30 66.00 129.00 208.00 156.00
Braidwood Reed 54 78.00 141.00 220.00 168.00
Channahon Channahon 26 64.00 127.00 206.00 154.00
Crest Hill Lockport 14 58.00 121.00 200.00 148.00
Crete Crete 70 86.00 149.00 228.00 176.00
Custer Park Custer 70 86.00 149.00 228.00 176.00
Elwood Jackson 14 58.00 121.00 200.00 148.00
Frankfort Frankfort 30 66.00 129.00 208.00 156.00
Godley Reed 54 78.00 141.00 220.00 168.00
Goodenow Washington 80 91.00 154.00 234.00 181.00
Green Garden Green Garden 40 71.00 134.00 213.00 161.00
Joliet Joliet 2 52.00 115.00 194.00 142.00
Lemont DuPage 30 66.00 129.00 208.00 156.00
Lockport (4 Digit Address) Homer 30 58.00 121.00 208.00 148.00
Lockport (5 Digit Address) Lockport 14 66.00 121.00 200.00 156.00
Manhattan Manhattan 26 64.00 127.00 206.00 154.00
Minooka Channahon 26 64.00 127.00 206.00 154.00
Mokena Frankfort 30 66.00 129.00 208.00 156.00
Monee Monee 48 75.00 138.00 217.00 165.00
Naperville Wheatland 34 68.00 131.00 210.00 158.00
New Lenox New Lenox 16 59.00 122.00 201.00 149.00
Orland Park Homer 30 66.00 129.00 208.00 156.00
Park Forest Monee 48 75.00 138.00 217.00 165.00
Peotone Peotone 50 76.00 139.00 218.00 166.00
Plainfield Plainfield 22 62.00 125.00 204.00 152.00
Ritchie Wesley 48 75.00 138.00 217.00 165.00
Rockdale Joliet 2 52.00 115.00 194.00 142.00
Romeoville DuPage 30 66.00 129.00 208.00 156.00
Shorewood Troy 16 59.00 122.00 201.00 149.00
Steger Crete 70 86.00 149.00 228.00 176.00
Symerton Florence 34 68.00 131.00 210.00 158.00
Tinley Park Frankfort 30 66.00 129.00 181.00 156.00
University Park Monee 48 75.00 138.00 217.00 165.00
Wesley Wesley 48 75.00 138.00 217.00 165.00
Will Will 64 83.00 146.00 225.00 173.00
Wilmington Wilmington 40 71.00 134.00 213.00 161.00
Wilton Center Wilton 40 71.00 134.00 213.00 161.00
Woodridge DuPage 30 66.00 129.00 208.00 156.00

The last day for Attorney Passes will be December 7th, at which point the Will County Sheriff's Office will suspend attorney passes so that we can transition Attorney Pass operations and facilities to the Will County Courthouse- Sheriff’s Office. Issuing Attorney Passes at the Will County Courthouse will begin January 2nd 2018. Attorneys will then be able to obtain passes at the courthouse on the first floor in the Sheriff’s Office. For further information, please call (815) 727-8727 on or after January 2nd 2018.

The temporary shutdown will be due to moving assets to the courthouse, testing operations and training personnel.

*Attorneys with passes expiring during the transition period will be provided a 30-day grace period. *

The new hours of operation will be 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday…except holidays.

The cost of the attorney pass will remain $35.00 payable by cash, business or firm check as well as credit or debit cards.

Later in 2018, Attorney Passes will be able to be purchased online at any time.

If the transition of Attorney Pass operations to the Will County Courthouse is completed ahead of the January 2, 2018 date we will provide notice to local bar associations, courthouse and the Will County Sheriff's Office Website and Facebook page.

Will County Sheriff's Office

Attorney Security Pass

Rules and Regulations

Attorneys licensed to practice in the State of Illinois may apply and purchase an Attorney Security Pass through the Will County Sheriff's Office. The Attorney Security Pass will allow approved attorneys access to enter the Will County Courthouse via a separate entrance. 

Passes are valid for one year from the month of purchase.

To be issued a Security Pass, an attorney must;

Circuit Court of the 12th Judicial Circuit, Will County

The following items are prohibited at all locations:

  • All weapons
  • Cameras
  • Recording Devices
  • Camera Phones
  • Food and Beverage

Will County Courthouse - 14 W Jefferson Street, Joliet

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14 W Jefferson St., Joliet, IL 60432

16909 W. Laraway Rd., Joliet, IL 60433

95 S. Chicago St., Joliet, IL 60436

25 N. Ottawa St., Joliet, IL 60432

Civil Process Division: 815.727.8895 Patrol: 815.727.8575
Records Section: 815.727.4738
Traffic Section: 815.727.3263
Main Number: 815.740.1250
Video Visitation: 815.774.7950
Main Number: 815.727.8574

 

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