Valuable Illinois Legal Resources for Attorneys and Court Reporters
At Anchor Reporting, Inc. we strive to be a valuable resource for attorneys litigating disputes in Illinois courts, and we wanted our website to serve as an important resource for attorneys as well. Below you will find links to the courts and other websites where you can file legal documents, receive updates on your case status, or learn more about the judges and opposing litigants in your case. We have also included resources for court reporters or individuals interested in the profession of court reporting.
We hope these resources are useful to you. For more information about any of our services, give us a call or contact us online. You can also quickly schedule a deposition by clicking here and filling out the online form.
At this website, you can obtain copies of the rules of the court, pattern jury instructions, and the Illinois court style manual. You can also view calendars for upcoming oral argument as well as archival audio and video of past oral arguments. Opinions and anticipated opinions of the Illinois Supreme Court are housed here, as are other orders and announcements of the court. Other important case management tools can be found here, from electronic filing to viewing dispositions of the leave to appeal docket.
This site also contains opinions, orders and oral argument in the Appellate Court, and of course there are links to local court information searchable by county or judicial circuit.
Macon County is centrally-located in the heart of Illinois and encompasses the Decatur metropolitan area. This website enable you to search Macon County case information by litigant, case number or daily docket. You can also find information on court fees, circuit and associate judges, rules of practice, and links to other Macon County government offices. A map to the courthouse and parking can be found here, along with contact information and a trial and holiday calendar.
The largest Illinois county by area, McLean County includes the Bloomington metropolitan area. This website is very informational, enabling you to look up court dates and access public records, as well as access real estate parcel information and conduct a recorder’s record search. Access to public records can be had by name, case number or date of birth. The website also lists holiday closures and judicial assignments, a 14-day docket schedule with date, time and courtroom listed, court rules and a jury and arbitration calendar.
Currently, courts in 65 Illinois counties participate in Judici. This site provides free case information along with premium services for subscribers, including e-filing and online access to court filings.
www.NCRA.org is the website for the National Court Reporters Association. Stay updated on the latest in technology in steno, realtime transcription, videography and more. Connect with providers for certification, continuing education and training. This site has resources for future court reporters embarking on the education as well as veteran reporters wishing to network, hone their skills and give back to the community.