As your Circuit Clerk, I am pleased to
offer what will be an easy and effective way to view certain
records in our office. Click “Search Court Records” on the
left side menu bar to begin. Although most records will be
made available, there will be records that are ordered
suppressed, impounded or confidential. Those records may not
be viewed or accessed.
The Circuit Clerk’s Office offers
several options for credit/debit card payment of fines,
costs and bail. Payments can be made 24 hours a day, 7 days
a week. A convenience fee is charged based on the amount of
the payment. The convenience fee is not retained by the
Circuit Clerk and is a fee of the company processing the
If you wish to pay online and you have an
Existing Balance or want to Plea
and Pay a minor traffic/conservation offense which
does not require a court appearance, simply use the link
If you do not find your case with the
above link or on our website, please call the Circuit
Clerk's Office at 217-277-2100 for more information.
If you would like to post BAIL for
someone during the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, you may call
Court Money at 877-222-0377 and use reference #1347.
**PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU POST OUTSIDE OF
THESE HOURS AND USE REFERENCE #1347, THE INMATE MAY NOT BE
RELEASED UNTIL THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY.
If you would like to post BAIL outside of
these hours OR on a weekend or holiday, you may call Court
Money at 800-352-9870. Please use reference
#1008 and that information will be sent directly to the
Adams County Jail so that the inmate will be released in a