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Clerk of the Circuit Court  
Child Support
Child Support

 
Circuit Clerk Payments

Payment Instructions:

  • Always include the name of the person responsible for making the payment and the case number
  • Payment should be made with cash, personal check, money order or credit card
  • Personal checks will only be accepted if the payor's current address is shown on the check
  • Personal checks will not be accepted after two instances of being returned from the bank as unpaid
  • Post-dated checks will not be accepted
  • All checks and money orders should be made payable to "Clerk of the Circuit Court" and sent to:

    ATTN: Child Support
    Clerk of the Circuit Court
    18 North County Street
    Waukegan IL 60085
  • Payments may also be made in person at the same location
  • An annual fee of $36.00 is assessed in January of each year.  This fee is in addition to and separate from amounts to be paid as child support and/or maintenance.  This payment should be designated as "Child Support Fee" to assure proper accounting credit

Contact Information

Keith Brin, Clerk of the Circuit Court
18 N. County St.
Waukegan, IL 60085

Phone: 847.377.3380

Email:
CircuitClerk@lakecountyil.gov

Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 - 5:00