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Illinois State Police Sex Offender List

The Sex Offender Registry was created in response to the Illinois Legislature's determination to facilitate access to publicly available information about persons convicted of sex offenses, when such charge results in one of the following:

  • A conviction for the commision of the offense or attempt to commit the offense,
  • A finding of not guilty by reason of insanity of commiting the offense or attempting to commit the offense, or
  • A finding not resulting in an acquittal at a hearing for the alleged commission or attempted commission of the offense.
  • Rules and regulations (including Illinois compiled statutes)
  • Additional resources


JUDICI contains a database of the public portion of court records in area counties. To search Stephenson County court records at JUDICI

  • On the home page, click the Participating Courts link.
  • From the list of courts, select Stephenson County, IL.
  • On the Stephenson County, IL, court page, click the Cases link.
  • On this fourth page, click the Search link.
  • Finally, enter a case number, name or charge to find archived files.

Illinois Appellate Defender's Office

The State Appellate Defender's Office is charged with the responsibility of providing forms and information to those wishing to Seal or Expunge certain court records. Read all instructions and forms at the link carefully to make sure you are eligible and which forms you should use. In Stephenson County the following procedures will apply:

  • The cost of Sealing or Expunging a Court Record is a total of $120.00.
  • This includes a $60.00 filing fee, plus a $60.00 State Police fee.

Illinois General Assembly

    • Legislation and laws
    • Senate and House
    • Reports and inquiries
    • Rules and regulations (including Illinois compiled statutes)
    • Additional resources

Illinois Secretary of State

    • Rules of the road
    • New changes to teen driving laws
    • New child safety seat requirements

Illinois Department of Corrections

    • Inmate search
    • Victim services
    • FAQs

Stephenson County Legal Self-Help Center

    • Free internet-based legal self help
    • Helps you to find information about legal problems
    • videos on what to do in court
    • court documents


    • Used to pay traffic tickets
    • Used to pay court costs


Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

975 North Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103-7064

Toll Free:…......……800-892-2985

If you are 60 and over and in need of legal advice, please contact the Stephenson County Senior Center at 815-235-9777 and ask to set up an appointment with an Attorney from Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.


Illinois Legal Aid Online

ILAO helps puts the law within reach for everyone with a legal problem in Illinois, regardless of their location, income, and education.

Offical Site of llinois Courts with many helpful links to standardized approved state forms.





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