Madison County Circuit Clerk News

Sides spar over clerical error that allows Wigginton to keep license - and just who is politicizing it?

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 18, 2019

Did former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton receive intentionally favorable treatment in the handling of his Madison County DUI case, or, is an admitted clerical error that allows him to retain his driving privileges being unfairly politicized?

Troy homeowners allege neighbor damaged landscaping with herbicide

By Jana Hill | Mar 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE -- Troy homeowners have filed suit against a neighbor for spraying the herbicide Roundup and allegedly damaging the plaintiffs' landscaping.

Asbestos attorney Barry Julian appointed Madison County associate judge

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 25, 2019

Asbestos attorney Barry Julian of Gori & Julian has been appointed an associate judge in Madison County to fill the vacancy left when Sarah Smith was elected circuit judge.

Madison County granted extension to incorporate state-wide e-filing system

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 30, 2018

The Illinois Supreme Court granted Madison County’s request to extend the deadline to switch to the state-wide e-filing management system for the asbestos docket.

Requirements for political candidates should be sensible, and fairly enforced

By The Madison County Record | Mar 20, 2018

Some fancy restaurants have dress codes, insisting that male patrons wear coats and ties on the premises and sometimes have extras on hand to loan out for those who show up in shirt sleeves.

Madison County civil docket Feb. 26-March2

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 21, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judges Crowder, Dugan, Mudge and Ruth have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Feb. 26 - March 2.

Dugan rules for Democrat board member Dalton in Republican's electoral challenge

By Ann Maher | Jan 18, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Dave Dugan has ruled in favor of Democrat county board member Elizabeth Dalton following a challenge to her nominating papers for the March 20 primary.

Judge will decide by Wednesday whether county board member Dalton will stay on ballot

By Ann Maher | Jan 16, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Dave Dugan is expected to rule by tomorrow whether petitions of Democrat County Board member Elizabeth Dalton will withstand electoral challenge from a Republican constituent.

Madison County foreclosures Aug. 16-22

By Elizabeth Alt | Aug 29, 2017

There were 14 foreclosures in Madison County from Aug. 16-22.

Task force finds problem of rising court costs

By Dawn Geske | Jul 20, 2016

A new report shows that court costs have escalated across the state, creating a burden on residents that use the systems.

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