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Mercer County Holiday Schedule 2023

The Circuit Clerk’s Office is located on the 3rd floor of the Mercer County Courthouse.  The Courthouse physical address is: 100 S.E. 3rd Street, Aledo, Illinois.

8am to 4pm Monday thru Friday (open during lunch hour)

(309) 582-7122*
      *Option 2 on automated menu

The Circuit Clerk (Clerk of the Court) is the administrative arm of the County Court System.  The Circuit Clerk’s office is “the keeper of the official record for each and every case brought before the court.”  We collect and disperse all monies owed to the court by defendants and filing fees from civil litigants.  The Circuit Clerk is a member of a state-wide association comprised of all 102 Circuit Clerks in the State of Illinois.  This association is the Illinois Association of Court Clerks (IACC) and it provides training and support for all the Circuit Clerks in Illinois.   Mercer County Circuit Court is part of the 14th Judicial Circuit which is comprised of: Mercer, Henry, Whiteside, and Rock Island Counties.

View Fee Schedule

View Rules of Practice for 14th Judicial Circuit

Mercer County Holiday Schedule 2024

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Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts - Notice of Public hearing - July 17, 2024
The Illinois Judicial Conference’s Remote Proceedings Task Force is conducting surveying about remote court experiences and preferences. One survey is for legal professionals like judges, lawyers, interpreters, probation officers, etc. and one survey is for the public, including self-represented litigants or jurors. Survey results will help inform rule and policy changes that will continue to expand access to justice in Illinois.