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Posted on: September 26, 2019

UPCOMING APPROVED ISBA GAL TRAINING

This two-day program is designed to help attorneys who are appointed to represent children.  Under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 906(c).  Read more

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

CHRISTOPHER R. DOSCOTCH APPOINTED CIRCUIT JUDGE

On October 9th, the Illinois Supreme Court appointed local attorney Chris Doscotch as Resident Circuit Judge of Peoria County in the Tenth Circuit.  This action fills the vacancy created by the resignation of former Judge Jodi Hoos. His appointme...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) pilot program

Chief Judge Gilfillan is pleased to announce that Peoria County received Supreme Court approval to pilot Illinois’ first Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) program for the mandatory child custody mediation program in marital dissolution cases and, specifical...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

UPCOMING APPROVED ISBA GAL TRAINING

This two-day program is designed to help attorneys who are appointed to represent children. Under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 906(c). Read more

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

JUDGES MEET WITH YOUNG LAWYERS

On September 24th, 13 judges of the TENTH Circuit
met with 14+ lawyers of the YLC of the PCBA in Abraham Lincoln portraitCourtroom 210 at the Peoria County Courthouse.  Young lawyers present were
organizer Kerrianne Waters along with Kyle Tom...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

ENJOY RETIREMENT JUDGE KIM L. KELLEY

Judge Kelley officially retires October 1, 2019 after 13 years on the bench as an associate judge of the Tenth Judicial Circuit. He has presided in family, treatment, DUI and juvenile courts with equal aplomb.  Judge Kelley is known as an intelli...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Two Central Illinois attorneys have applied to fill the vacancy in the Tenth Circuit

Two Central Illinois attorneys have applied to fill the vacancy left on the bench by newly appointed Peoria County State's Attorney Jodi Hoos. Read more

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

2020 COURTROOM AND JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENTS

/DocumentCenter/View/836/2020-Judicial-Assignments-PDFThe Tenth Judicial Circuit of Illinois has announced the 2020 courtroom and judicial assignments, which are effective January 1, 2020 until further order of the Court. If you would like to view the ass...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

SWEARING IN DATES FOR NEW ASSOCIATE JUDGES

The dates, times and location for the swearing in ceremonies
of the Tenth Circuit’s new associate judges will be as follows:

Judge Daniel Cordis, Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.

Judge Derek Asbury, Friday, November 1, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

TWO LOCAL ATTORNEYS NAMED ASSOCIATE JUDGES

The Director of the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts, Marcia Meis, has certified the results of the balloting by circuit judges of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in the selection process to fill two pending associate judge vacancies. The successful ca...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

25 APPLY FOR 2 ASSOCIATE JUDGE VACANCIES

Twenty-five attorneys have applied for the two associate judge vacancies in the Tenth Circuit.  They are:

 An ISBA bar poll was waived, given
the pressing need to fill one of these vacancies at the earliest practicabledate, estimated t...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

NOTICE OF VACANCIES (2) for Associate Judges

Click here to view the AOIC
approved ‘Notice of Vacancies Two (2) Associate Judges, 10thJudicial Circuit.’  This notice and the application itself can be found,
as stated therein, on the Supreme Court website, www.illinois...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Changes at the Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners

The chief judge of the Tenth Judicial Circuit is the appointing authority for the five commissioners serving on the Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners (PCBEC), which was formed in 2015, as a result of a county wide referendum in which voters ap...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Associate Judge Reappointment Ballot Results

Each associate judge in Illinois serves a four year term,
subject to reappointment pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 39.   Theresults of this quadrennial’s balloting process is as follows. The
following associate judges were reappointe...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Kelley Vacancy Update

On June 4th, a formal request was made to the
Administrative Office of Illinois Courts (AOIC) to approve the posting of aNotice of Vacancy for this associate judge position.  As soon as approval
is received this Notice will be posted on this ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Local Rule 17 permitting eFiling for criminal cases

The Rules of Practice of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit are hereby amended by adding the following additional rule, e-Filing for the 10th Judicial Circuit Court

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Peoria County Courthouse Lactation Room

Pursuant to Public Act 100-947, which amends the Illinois Counties Code at 55 ILCS 5/5-1106 to require “On or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of t...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Amendment to 10th Circuit Local Rule 42

Effective 5-1-19, Local Rule 42, Financial affidavits and affidavits of amount due, has been amended to require an addendum to the financial affidavits filed in Domestic Relations matters involving issues of property, debt distribution or spousal maintena...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Judge Kelley announces intent to retire

Judge Kim L. Kelley has announced
his intention to retire, effective October 2, 2019, after nearly 13 years onthe bench.  He has served with distinction in many capacities in the
courtroom and as an educator outside the courtroom.  H...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

WANTED: A few good court reporters

The Tenth Circuit is currently seeking to hire two official court reporters. This position requires Illinois CSR (Certified Shorthand Reporter) licensure.  Recent salary increases.  Freelance experience credit.  Additional trans...

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