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Supreme Court Rules | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

 To see a list of Rules whose operation is temporarily amended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the Illinois Courts Response to COVID-19 page

Article Rule # Rule Title
I Preface, Preamble, and Terminology
I Rule 1 Applicability
I Rule 2 Construction
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
I Rule 3 Rulemaking Procedures
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
I Rules 4-5 Reserved
I Rule 6 Citations
I Rules 7-8 Reserved
I Rule 9 Electronic Filing of Documents
Amended August 14, 2020, eff. immediately
I Rule 10 Size and Specifications of Documents Filed in the Illinois Courts
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
I Rule 11 Manner of Serving Documents Other Than Process and Complaint on Parties not in Default in the Trial and Reviewing Courts
Amended June 11, 2021, eff. July 1, 2021
I Rule 12 Proof of Service in the Trial and Reviewing Courts; Effective Date of Service
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
I Rule 13 Appearances—Time to Plead—Withdrawal
I Rule 14 Text Message Notification Programs
Adopted December 9, 2020, eff. immediately
I Rule 15 Social Security Numbers in Pleadings and Related Matters
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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I Rule 16 Certification Instead of Notarization
Adopted June 26, 2018, eff. July 1, 2018
I Rule 17 Reserved
I Rule 18 Findings of Unconstitutionality
I Rule 19 Notice of Claim of Unconstitutionality
I Rule 20 Certification of Questions of State Law from Certain Federal Courts
I Rule 21 Circuit Court Rules and Filing of Rules; Administrative Authority; General Orders
Amended November 24, 2020, eff. January 1, 2021
I Rule 22   Appellate Court Organization; Administrative Authority; Appellate Court Rules
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
I Rule 23 Disposition of Cases in the Appellate Court
Amended November 20, 2020, eff. Effective January 1, 2021
I Rule 24 Research Department in Each District of the Appellate Court
I Rules 25-29 Reserved
I Rule 30 Administrative Duties of the Chief Justice and the Administrative Director
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
I Rule 31 Seniority in the Supreme Court
I Rule 32 Reserved
I Rule 33 Library of Supreme Court
I Rules 34-38 Reserved
I Rule 39 Appointment of Associate Judges
Amended May 31, 2018, eff. immediately
I Rule 40 Marriage and Civil Union Divisions
I Rule 41 Judicial Conference
Amended Sept. 28, 2018, eff. Oct. 1, 2018
I Rule 42 Conference of Chief Circuit Judges
I Rule 43 Lawyers’ Assistance Program
Adopted Sept. 21, 2021, eff. Jan. 1, 2022
I Rule 44 Photography and Video in the Courtroom
Adopted December 16, 2020, eff. immediately.
I Rule 45 Participation in Civil or Criminal Proceedings by Telephone or Video Conferences
Adopted May 22, 2020, eff. immediately.
I Rule 46 Official Recordof Court Proceedings
Amended May 22, 2020, eff. immediately.
I Rules 47-55 Reserved
I Rule 56 Temporary Assignment to Other Duties
I Rule 57 Reserved
I Rule 58 Judicial Performance Evaluation
I Rules 59-60 Reserved
I Rule 61 Canon 1 of the Code of Judicial Conduct
I Rule 62 Canon 2 of the Code of Judicial Conduct
I Rule 63 Canon 3 of the Code of Judicial Conduct
Amended Dec. 16, 2020, eff. immediately
I Rule 64 Canon 4 of the Code of Judicial Conduct
Amended Dec. 19, 2014, eff. immediately
I Rule 65 Canon 5 of the Code of Judicial Conduct
I Rule 66 Canon 6 of the Code of Judicial Conduct
I Rule 67 Canon 7 of the Code of Judicial Conduct
I Rule 68 Declaration of Economic Interests
Administrative Order Amended May 17, 2019, eff. immediately

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I Rules 69-70 Reserved
I Rule 71 Violation of Rules
I Rules 72-75 Reserved
I Rule 76 Military Service of Judges
I Rules 77-85 Reserved
I Mandatory Arbitration: Introductory Comments
I Rule 86 Actions Subject to Mandatory Arbitration
I Rule 87 Appointment, Qualification and Compensation of Arbitrators
I Rule 88 Scheduling of Hearings
I Rule 89 Discovery
I Rule 90 Conduct of the Hearings
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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I Rule 91 Absence of Party at Hearing
I Rule 92 Award and Judgment on Award
Amended Dec. 5, 2016, eff. Jan. 1, 2017
I Rule 93 Rejection of Award
I Rule 94 Form of Oath, Award and Notice of Award
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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I Rule 95 Form of Notice of Rejection of Award
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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I Rules 96-98 Reserved
I Rule 99 Mediation Programs
Amended Oct, 15, 2015, eff. immediately
I Rule 99.1 Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Programs
I Rule 100 Reserved
I Rule 100.1 Implementation of Expedited Child Support System
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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I Rule 100.2 Appointment, Qualification and Compensation of Administrative Hearing Officers
I Rule 100.3 Actions Subject to Expedited Child Support Hearings
I Rule 100.4 Authority of Administrative Hearing Officers
I Rule 100.5 Blood Tests
I Rule 100.6 Scheduling of the Hearings
I Rule 100.7 Conduct of the Hearing

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I Rule 100.8 Absence of Party at Hearing
I Rule 100.9 Transfers for Judicial Hearings
I Rule 100.10 Submission of Recommendations to the Court
I Rule 100.11 Authority Retained by the Court
I Rule 100.12 Judicial Hearings
I Rule 100.13 Definitions

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