Monday, March 18, 2013
The Lake County Board has approved a new E-filing system that will allow residents to access court records via the Internet.
Monday, March 18
The public will soon be able to remotely access basic Lake County court information free of charge from a computer, providing them with greater ease of use and efficiency. Circuit Court Clerk Keith S. Brin recently made a presentation to the Lake County Board on the new E-filing program, which includes public access and electronic filing. The county board approved about $1 million for the project, which is funded with court fees. The new system creates a seamless, efficient, user-friendly connection between the courts and those utilizing the courts. Users can access information from their computers, day or night, from a location that is most convenient and efficient for them. This public access will be available within the next 30 to 60 …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
New courtroom aims to make family cases more efficient, less stressful.
Wednesday, January 9
“On behalf of the members of the Lake County Board and the judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, I am pleased to announce the completion of the construction of an additional courtroom located on the first floor of the courthouse,” said Chief Judge Fred Foreman. “The courtroom, known as Courtroom C-102, is a family courtroom that will provide much needed additional space to hear family matters and help expedite the process of handling family cases.” “The opening of new Courtroom C-102 follows on the heels of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Family Division’s recent implementation of a trial call system. This system has helped move cases in a more efficient manner which reduces needless delay and expenses for litigants involved in …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Evanston man arrested after causing disturbance while attempting to file paperwork with the circuit court clerk.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Employees at the Lake County Circuit Court Clerk's Office hit the panic button Wednesday when an Evanston man caused a disturbance by refusing to provide his ID while attempting to file paperwork. Lee Fainman, 37, of the 1300 block of Oak in Evanston, was arrested by the Lake County Sheriff's Office at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday and charged with obstructing a peace officer and disorderly conduct, according to a sheriff's department press release. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Court Security Division received a panic alarm from the Circuit Clerks Office located at 18 N County St. in Waukegan. Police said Fainman was causing a disturbance at the clerks counter while attempting to file paperwork for a case. Deputies responded and attempted to …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
A Lake County Sheriff's Deputy was hurt in the struggle to capture escapee.
Following a guilty verdict on drug charges, a Zion man attempted to escape from the Lake County courtroom on Nov. 29, according to a news release from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. On Nov. 29, at 4:15 p.m. Keevan Fullwiley, 35, of the 2300 Block of 33rd St in Zion was found guilty in courtroom C220 by a jury on the charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Deliver Cannabis, according to the news release. Following the verdict, Judge Christopher Stride ordered the defendant to be taken in to custody by the Lake County Sheriff. The defendant jumped from his chair and attacked a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy in an attempt to flee the courtroom, accoridng to the news release. The …