Mission & Vision Statements

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Vision Statement


The vision of the Lake County Judicial System is to be one truly independent and empowered branch of government providing a fair and responsive system of justice while protecting rights and liberties, upholding and interpreting the law, and resolving disputes peacefully, fairly and effectively in Lake County, Illinois. This includes an effectively managed Judiciary and Judicial System that fully utilizes technological advancement and alternative dispute resolution to best serve the public, while seeking the highest possible understanding, trust, and confidence.

Mission Statement


The mission of the Circuit Court of Lake County is to serve the public. It accomplishes this mission by providing a fair and efficient system of justice, committed to excellence, fostering public trust, understanding and confidence.

Division Supporting Statements of the Court's Mission