Welcome to the Jackson County (IL) Circuit Clerk’s Official Website. Currently the Jackson County Circuit Clerk position is held by Mrs. Cindy Svanda who has served Jackson County for more than 20 years! Thank you for taking the time to visit our county online.

Our goal is to make access of case information more accessible and to make better use of the resources available.  We believe in efficiently serving the public; in a timely, professional and cost-effective manner for all.

We are continuously looking for ways to improve our website and serve the needs of the public better.  If you don’t quickly locate what you are looking for, feel free to contact us.

Cindy R. Svanda
Clerk of the Circuit Court




The Jackson County Circuit Clerk’s Office is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. Anyone may come to the office to conduct normal business during these times. No appointment is necessary.

If coming to the office in person for the safety of yourself and others you must wear a mask in the office. No more than two people are permitted in the office at one time. Social distancing will be observed both in the office and in the lobby area. If you have any questions you may call 618-687-7300 or email us at INFO@JACKSONCO.NET.

Thank you for your patience as we all get through this trying time together!

Cindy R. Svanda
Jackson County Circuit Clerk


Attention Email Users!
The Clerk’s Office has begun emailing Notices of Court Dates to the parties engaged in cases rather than handing out paper copies in the courtroom and through the postal service. While the potential benefits of this switching to electronic notices are numerous, it also poses certain concerns that come with the nature of email.


Please download and read the following informational PDF so that you can utilize the tools that you have at your disposal to best take advantage of the changes that Jackson County is undergoing:

Download PDF Here



It is your responsibility to keep the court updated with your current home address and email address. Also COMING SOON, text notifications by cell phone.  Please provide your cell phone number to the court for this exciting, upcoming addition, date to be determined.

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Zoom Video Court
For assistance with Zoom Court, you can refer to the instructional PDF here:
Click Here For Zoom Court Instructions