Court Administration:

Court Administrator's Office

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit

On behalf of the judges and staff in the Court Administration Office, I am honored to welcome you to the 14th Judicial Circuit webpage. The webpage contains a summary of the day to day operations of our court system and an overview of the Court Administration Office. Highlighted on the webpage are some of the many initiatives undertaken and implemented.

I hope the site will serve as a valuable tool in understanding the work and function of our court system. In the event you have been unable to find answers to your questions, I invite you to call my office and we will be delighted to assist you. The website is frequently updated in order to provide a current source of information to the citizens we serve.




Victoria Bluedorn
Court Administrator

Frank R. Fuhr
Chief Judge

Victoria A. Bluedorn
Trial Court Administrator

Office of the Chief Judge
14th Judicial Circuit
State of Illinois



Please contact the Chief Judges Office at (309)558-3289 or go to > court administration if you are unable to make any of these cases due to illness :

Traffic Cases, Evictions, Order of Protections
Civil Cases
Criminal Cases
Jury Duty

Emergency Hearings In Custody/Parenting Time Cases
As a reminder to attorneys and families, Governor Pritzker's March 20th Executive Order 2020-10, the "Stay at Home Order," does not apply to court-ordered visitation. (See paragraph 14e.) Current court orders are to be followed unless parents and/or guardians agree to other arrangements.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many lives. It is a highly contagious and dangerous disease. For public and staff safety courts are only able to hold emergency hearings. Each family situation is unique. These are stressful times for all children and cooperation between the adults in their lives is as important as ever. If adults do find themselves locked in conflict, Click here to see the guidelines to consider:


Applications for the Public Defender of Whiteside County will be available online for any interested applicants. You may access online packet by visiting the Whiteside County Website Homepage at click on Job Postings or the Rock Island County Website Homepage at click on Court Administration. This applicationPDF Document  must be returned to the Court Administration Office, 1317 - 3rd Avenue, Suite 304, Rock Island, Illinois 61201 or email to [email protected]  no later than 3:00 p.m. on April 23, 2021.

Court Administrator's Office
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit
Rock Island County Courthouse (map ExternalLink.gif)
1317 3rd Ave, Suite 304, Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone: (309) 786-4451        Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday

LAW LIBRARY Hours: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday