MAILING NOTICES PURSUANT TO SUPREME COURT RULES 113 & 114 RELATING TO MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE CASES - effective June 5, 2013
Local Court Rule 2.07 was entered on June 5, 2013, which details the Court's requirements for handling the new Notice of Entry of Default and Judgment of Foreclosure required by Supreme Court Rule 113(d), which went into effect on May 1, 2013.
Per Local Court Rule 2.07, "counsel for the movant shall provide the clerk with envelopes, with all postage fully prepaid, addressed to each person entitled to notice and with the return address of the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The docket number of the case to which the notices pertain shall be on the face of each envelope in the lower left hand corner of the envelope. The envelopes shall contain copy of the notice of default and be sealed prior to delivery to the clerk. The clerk shall mail the sealed envelopes to the person to whom they are addressed as provided by the rule.
In addition to the foregoing, counsel for the movant shall file with the clerk copies of each of the notices sent as provided above and an affidavit that certifies the following: (1) a list of the names and addresses of all persons entitled to notice in the case; (2) that the sealed envelopes contain a copy of the notice required by Supreme Court Rule 113 (d); and (3) that a notice has been provided for all persons entitled to receive notice under the Rules."
At this time, the Circuit Clerk will not be charging an additional fee for the mailing of the above notice, but all envelopes must include postage prepaid.
PROBATE FILING FEE INCREASE effective January 1, 2013
Probate Filing Fees will increase effective January 1, 2013. The filing fees for all Probate cases filed for the administration of the estate of a decedent (both testate and intestate) or of a missing person will increase by $100.00 effective January 1, 2013. Please refer to Public Act 097-1093 for more information on the new State of Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Operations Fee.
Updated CIVIL FEE SCHEDULE effective 1-1-2013
ORDER OF PROTECTION ONLINE ASSISTANCE
The McHenry County Circuit Clerk, in cooperation with the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court is pleased to offer online assistance in obtaining Orders of Protection, Civil No Contact Orders or Stalking No Contact Orders. The electronic system for filing Orders of Protection will hopefully make what is a complicated, time consuming process, faster and easier. If you are requesting an Order of Protection, you will still be required to come to the Courthouse to sign your petition and see a judge, but this new electronic system allows you to complete the paperwork ahead of time, reducing the amount of time you will spend at the Courthouse.
Order of Protection Online Assistance
McHENRY COUNTY LEGAL SELF-HELP ONLINE
Use McHenry County's Legal Self-Help Online to find answers to your legal questions.
McHenry County Legal Self-Help Online