Active Courts

The active courts chart lists courts that have been assigned an e-filing go-live date. After that date the court will accept e-filings on a permissive basis. This table is updated regularly; please check back often.

The active courts chart includes information related to each court's status regarding e-filing and acceptance of American Express. For detailed information on these items, review the chart legend »

The following case types are included in the civil category: arbitration, chancery, eminent domain, law, law magistrate, miscellaneous remedy, municipal corporation, small claims, tax, adoption, dissolution, family, mental health, and probate.

Court Phase I Phase II
Dec 1, 2016 - Mar 30, 2017
Phase III
Apr 1, 2017 - Jul 31, 2017
1st Appellate District   June 5
2nd Appellate District   May 11
3rd Appellate District   June 19
4th Appellate District   June 1
5th Appellate District   June 1
Adams Permissive
Alexander Permissive
Bond Permissive
Boone Permissive  
Brown June 29
Bureau June 7
Calhoun June 23
Carroll Permissive
Cass June 28
Champaign Permissive
Christian Permissive
Clark June 23
Clay June 9
Clinton Permissive
Coles Permissive
Crawford TBD
Cumberland Permissive
DeWitt June 29
Douglas June 28
Edgar June 15
Edwards June 12
Effingham Permissive
Fayette Permissive 
Ford June 23
Franklin June 19
Fulton Permissive
Gallatin Permissive
Greene Permissive
Grundy June 12
Hamilton Permissive
Hancock Permissive
Hardin Permissive
Henderson Permissive
Henry Permissive
Iroquois Permissive
Jackson Permissive  
Jasper June 8
Jefferson Permissive
Jersey Permissive
Jo Daviess Permissive
Johnson June 13
Kane Permissive
Kankakee TBD
Knox Permissive
Lake TBD
LaSalle Permissive
Lawrence June 15
Lee June 16
Livingston Permissive
Logan Permissive
Macon Permissive
Macoupin June 20
Marion June 16
Marshall Permissive
Mason Permissive
Massac Permissive
McDonough Permissive
McLean TBD
Menard TBD
Mercer Permissive
Monroe July 15
Montgomery Permissive
Morgan Permissive
Moultrie June 29
Ogle Permissive
Peoria Permissive  
Perry June 22
Piatt TBD
Pike Permissive
Pope June 15
Pulaski June 19
Putnam Permissive
Randolph June 15
Richland June 15
Rock Island Permissive
Saline Permissive
Schuyler Permissive
Scott Permissive
Shelby June 5
Stark Permissive
Stephenson Permissive
Supreme Court   May 22
Tazewell Permissive
Union Permissive
Vermilion Permissive
Wabash June 20
Warren Permissive
Washington Permissive
Wayne Permissive
White Permissive
Whiteside Permissive
Will TBD
Williamson Permissive
Woodford Permissive



  • Permissive means that the court currently accepts e-filing as well as paper documents.
  • Mandatory means that e-filing is mandatory for the court.
  • If there is no status information this means that the court is not yet using Odyssey eFileIL.
  • E-filing payment accounts may be created using Mastercard, Discover, Visa or American Express. However, some courts do not accept American Express.
  • We use the following icons to indicate whether a court accepts American Express as a payment method or not.
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