Kane County Court Extends Scaled Back Operations To After June 1
SOURCE: Kane County Recycles
THURSDAY, APRIL 23
Hull, chief judge of the 16th Judicial Circuit in Kane County, has ordered that
most criminal and civil cases be continued to after June 1, 2020.
decision is to protect the health and safety of the general public and
courthouse employees and made after consultation with the presiding judges and
offices of the County Board, State’s Attorney, Public Defender, Court Services,
Circuit Clerk, and representatives of the private bar,” Hull said in a news
release issued today.
County Judicial Center at 37W777 Route 38 in St. Charles, and Kane County
Juvenile Justice Center at 37W655 Route 38 in St. Charles remain open to hear
those cases deemed essential and any emergency motions.
cases include but are not limited to in-custody criminal cases, order of
protection hearings, juvenile delinquency, juvenile abuse and neglect, mental
health hearings and emergency matters.
cases set for trial between April 22 and July 31, 2020 shall be continued until
Aug. 3, 2020. The Circuit Clerk will reschedule all trial matters for status
and resetting of a new trial date after Aug. 3.
will remain closed through Friday, May 29, and re-open Monday, June 1, 2020.
They include Aurora Branch Court at 1200 East Indian Trial Road, the Elgin
Branch Court at 150 Dexter Court and Kane County Branch Court at 530 S. Randall
Road in St. Charles.
bond call matters will continue to be heard at the Kane County Judicial Center
until June 1, 2020, by video.
appreciate the cooperation we have received from everyone involved in the court
system. We are doing our best to balance the needs of protecting the public and
our courthouse staff with keeping the courthouse open to hear those cases that
must be heard. We are focused on cases that involve individuals who are
in-custody and those matters that are required for the protection of individuals
and the public.”
safety measures include limiting the number of people allowed into a courtroom
to no more than ten people and that all individuals including the staff and
public must remain separated by no less than 6 feet.
Circuit Clerk’s Office will be mailing new court dates to the last known
mailing address. Questions about future court dates should be directed to the
Kane County Circuit Court Clerk at 630-232-3413 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
court dates will also be available through the public portal on the Kane County
Circuit Clerk’s website at www.cic.co.kane.il.us.
Users should have case numbers or party names available.
court dates will not be immediately available. Officials ask that you wait
seven to 10 days after your regularly scheduled court date before calling about
your new court date.
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