Circuit Clerk’s office makes history with new policy

Circuit Clerk’s office makes history with new policy Switch to electronic record improves efficiency, saves Clinton County $6,700 annually CARLYLE – File folders have gone the way of the dinosaur in the Clinton County Circuit Clerk’s office. Last month, Clinton County became the first county in Illinois to exclusively use the electronic record as the […]

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Circuit Clerk’s office processes most DUIs in 10 years

CARLYLE – Motorists who decided to drink alcohol and drive last year in Clinton County often ended up with flashing lights in their rear-view mirror. Clinton County Circuit Clerk Rod Kloeckner reports his office processed 122 driving under the influence tickets in 2016, a 10-year high. The previous high came in 2006, when 126 DUIs […]

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Civil Fee Increase Effective September 19, 2016

Civil Filing and Appearance Fees will be increasing by $9 effective Monday, September 19, 2016, pursuant to Public Act 99-0859 which enacted a $9 Supreme Court E-Business Fee to be assessed on the first pleading, paper or other appearance filed by each party for all Civil case types with the exception of Adoption, MR-Administrative Review […]

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E-Filing, new website now available from Circuit Clerk’s office

Add e-Filing to the roster of e-Business initiatives available in the Clinton County Circuit Clerk’s office. Also add a new and improved website for patrons of the office. After getting the green light from the Illinois Supreme Court, Clinton County Circuit Clerk Rod Kloeckner said his office enacted the service last week. E-Filing allows the […]

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“E” Initiative Going Strong in Clinton County Circuit Clerk’s Office

Recently adds e-Guilty, e-Pay and e-Filing CARLYLE – Paying fines or traffic tickets is never a pleasant experience. However, new initiatives enacted by the Clinton County Circuit Clerk’s office has made the process a bit more palatable. Clinton County Circuit Clerk Rod Kloeckner said his office has recently been approved by the Administrative Office of […]

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Circuit Clerk’s office processes six-year high in traffic tickets

A lead foot by motorists led to another hike in the number of traffic tickets written in Clinton County in 2015. Clinton County Circuit Clerk Rod Kloeckner reports that his office processed 2,788 traffic citations in 2015, a six-year high. The previous high came in 2009, when 2,828 tickets were issued by local, county and […]

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