Active Courts

The active courts chart lists courts that have been 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 TBD
2nd Appellate District TBD
3rd Appellate District TBD
4th Appellate District TBD
5th Appellate District TBD
Adams Permissive
Alexander March 23
Bond Permissive
Boone Permissive  
Brown TBD
Bureau TBD
Calhoun TBD
Carroll Permissive
Cass TBD
Champaign March 31
Christian Permissive
Clark TBD
Clay TBD
Clinton Permissive
Coles Permissive
Crawford TBD
Cumberland Permissive
DeWitt TBD
Douglas TBD
Edgar TBD
Edwards TBD
Effingham Permissive
Fayette Permissive 
Ford TBD
Franklin TBD
Fulton Permissive
Gallatin Permissive
Greene Permissive
Grundy TBD
Hamilton Permissive
Hancock Permissive
Hardin Permissive
Henderson Permissive
Henry Permissive
Iroquois Permissive
Jackson Permissive  
Jasper TBD
Jefferson Permissive
Jersey Permissive
Jo Daviess Permissive
Johnson TBD
Kane Permissive
Kankakee TBD
Knox Permissive
LaSalle March 31
Lawrence TBD
Livingston Permissive
Logan Permissive
Macon Permissive
Macoupin TBD
Marshall Permissive
Mason Permissive
Massac Permissive
McDonough Permissive
McLean TBD
Menard TBD
Mercer Permissive
Monroe TBD
Montgomery Permissive
Morgan Permissive
Ogle Permissive
Peoria Permissive  
Perry TBD
Piatt TBD
Pike Permissive
Pope TBD
Pulaski TBD
Putnam Permissive
Randolph TBD
Richland TBD
Rock Island Permissive
Saline Permissive
Schuyler Permissive
Scott Permissive
Shelby TBD
Stark Permissive
Stephenson Permissive
Supreme Court TBD
Tazewell Permissive
Union Permissive
Vermilion Permissive
Wabash TBD
Warren Permissive
Washington Permissive
Wayne Permissive
White Permissive
Whiteside Permissive
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.
    Accepts     American Express Does not accept American Express