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Circuit Clerk

Lisa Fallon, Monroe County Circuit Clerk

We are taking every precaution to protect employees and those utilizing the courthouse from COVID-19.

IL Supreme Court Rules Committee Notice of Public Hearing – July 21, 2021

Evictions – Important Information from the IL Supreme Court for tenants and landlords – click the following links:

IL Rental Payment Program
Veterans’ Rental Assistance
Rental Application Assistance
Eviction Legal Help

Plaintiff:  a person who files/brings a case against another in a court of law
Respondent/Defendant:  a person on whom a court case was filed against in a court of law

Zoom Court Proceedings:  If you are scheduled for a court proceeding being held via Zoom and do not have the ability to do this, we have a public access terminal set up in the Law Library at the courthouse. We have a web camera/mic that we will set up for your use so you may participate in your proceeding. This public access terminal is available to anyone who needs access to court cases, do research, e-file, etc. Come into our office, and we will get you set up.

Judge Kujawa Monday Civil Zoom Meeting IDs:
9 AM:     928 8595 8408
10 AM:   975 4171 9265
11 AM:   942 0553 1282

Judge Kujawa Friday Criminal Zoom Meeting ID:  8:30 AM:  964 4474 4489

Zoom Passcode for All IDs above:  MoCo 

To access the Zoom meeting, sign into Zoom, type in the appropriate meeting ID and passcode, then wait to be called by the judge. Please mute your mic until the judge is ready for you to speak.

Passports:  We are now accepting passport applications. Please see our “Passport” page for complete information.

Court Dates and Times:  Monroe County Court Case Management System

Payment Info:  To pay court fees, fines, assessments, copy charges, etc., use one of the following options:,, courthouse drop-box at the circle drive on Market St. (make sure to write Circuit Clerk on envelope as box is used by other offices as well), or in person from 8 AM – 4:30 PM.

For the quickest response to specific matters, please send an email or leave a voice message to the deputy circuit clerk who works those cases/areas (see below). If they happened to be in quarantine and/or working from home, they can still respond to your email and voice mail. I am frequently in court and may not be able to respond to your call.

Julie – 618-939-8681 ext. 237  E-Mail Julie
Chief Deputy Circuit Clerk, Supervisor, Bookkeeping/Finances, Collections, Administrative Projects, E-File Scanning and Destruction Projects

Luann – 618-939-8681 ext. 273  E-Mail Luann
Deputy Circuit Clerk, Misdemeanor, Felony

Bess – 618-939-8681 ext. 249  E-Mail Bess
Deputy Circuit Clerk, Traffic, ​Driving Under the Influence

Denise – 618-939-8681 ext. 269  E-Mail Denise
Deputy Circuit Clerk, Jury, Juvenile, Divorce, Family, Orders of Protection, Conservation Violation, Ordinance Violation, Destruction Projects

Jeanie – 618-939-8681 ext. 274  E-Mail Jeanie
Deputy Circuit Clerk, Law (greater than $50,000), Law Minor (less than $50,000), Miscellaneous Remedy, Chancery, Small Claims, Forcible Detainer and Entry, Adoption, Eminent Domain, Municipal Corporation, Probate, Tax court cases (for real estate tax questions, contact Treasurer Kevin Koenigstein)

Lisa Fallon – 618-939-8681 ext. 223  E-Mail Lisa

As always, it is a pleasure serving as your Circuit Court Clerk.
Lisa Fallon

Criminal & Civil Jury Weeks:  To be determined according to COVID guidelines. For more information, check with State’s Attorney for Criminal jury matters and Circuit  Clerk’s office for Civil jury matters.

Contact Circuit Clerk

Lisa Fallon, Monroe County Circuit Clerk

100 S. Main St., Room 115, Waterloo, IL 62298
Tel:618-939-8681 ext. 224,
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.