How to Request a Remote Proceeding

  • Remote proceedings may be requested either in writing or in-person.
  • Requests must be made at least 3 business days before the proceeding.
  • Requests are granted at the discretion of the Court.

PDF iconRemote Hearing Request Form


  • Write your request.
    • You can use the form above or use it as a helpful guide to write your own request.
  • Submit your request to the Court.
    • Email your request to the appropriate Court Clerk here.
    • Mail or submit your written request in-person to the appropriate Circuit Clerk's Office.
CountyAddressWebsitePhone Number
Peoria County Circuit Clerk
324 Main Street, Room G22
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 672-6000
Tazewell County Circuit Clerk342 Court Street, Room 204
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 477-2214
Marshall County Circuit Clerk122 N. Prairie Street
PO Box 328
Lacon, IL 61540
(309) 246-6435
Putnam County Circuit Clerk120 N. 4th Street
PO Box 207
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7016
Stark County Circuit Clerk130 W. Main Street
PO Box 426
Toulon, IL 61483
(309) 286-5941

Note to Attorneys

Attorneys who wish to appear remotely must follow the same steps outlined above and must notify their client of any such request. If the party is required to attend the proceeding in person, the attorney shall be so required unless their appearance is waived by the Court.

Black Triangle Exclamation PointPlease Note!

The Court may convert an in-person proceeding to a remote proceeding for the health, safety or welfare of the parties or attorneys, or efficiency of the Court. The decision of the Court to switch to a remote proceeding is not determinative for future court hearings.