Welcome to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. This federal trial court serves the forty-six counties in the heart of Illinois. This court hears cases in Peoria, Urbana, Springfield and Rock Island.
Contact the Clerk's Office using the appropriate addresses and telephone numbers below with any questions about cases which are, or have been, before the Court.
All Clerk's Offices are open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday.
Juror Reporting Information: 1-800-860-8044
District Court Moves Five Counties To The Rock Island Division
SPRINGFIELD - Clerk of Court Kenneth A. Wells announced today that effective June 1, 2015, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois will reorganize five counties in their district. The counties of Bureau, Hancock, Knox and McDonough from the Peoria Division and Schuyler county from the Springfield Division will all become part of the Rock Island Division. This reorganization is being done to help more evenly distribute cases among the four divisions in the Central District of Illinois.