Circuit Clerk

Justin Maze-Circuit Clerk

Our mission is to serve the public in a timely and cost effective manner while providing all court records, services and information with efficiency and professionalism.

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is an Illinois constitutional officer elected by the citizens of Williamson County. The Office of the Circuit Clerk maintains the official records for the court system and receives the court documents for filing for both civil and criminal cases. This office is also responsible for entering all court ordered child support and maintaining records of any files actively disbursing payments.

The Clerk of the Circuit Court certifies and prepares records on appeal when cases are appealed from the Circuit Court trial level to the Appellate Court. This office also collects fees, fines, restitution and then distributes those monies on a monthly basis to the county, state, municipalities or proper recipients. If you have any questions feel free to ask anyone in the office for assistance.

View Williamson Co. Case Info Pay Your Fines Illinois Standardized State Forms

Hours & Holidays

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Williamson County Circuit Clerk’s Office is closed on Federal and State holidays by order of the Chief Judge of the First Judicial Circuit.

Holidays Observed:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Lincoln’s Birthday
  • Washington’s Birthday (Observed)
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day (Observed)
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day Following Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day (Observed)


The Williamson County Courthouse is located in Marion, Illinois at 200 W. Jefferson Street. The Traffic Division of the Circuit Clerk’s Office is located on the first floor of the Courthouse. The public entrance for the Traffic Division is on the North side of the Courthouse. The remaining divisions of the Circuit Clerk’s Office are located on the second floor of the Courthouse. The public entrance for these divisions is on the South side of the building.


Contact Us

Williamson County Circuit Clerk
200 W. Jefferson, Suite 100
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: (618) 997-1301

Note: The Circuit Clerk’s Office by Law is not allowed to advise anyone on legal matters.

Additional Resources

For more information, please visit the following resources:

Illinois Compiled Statutes
Illinois Supreme Court Website
Rules of the Court
Illinois Association of Circuit Courts
State of Illinois