Illinois 17th Judicial Circuit Court: Winnebago County

Winnebago, IL


The Illinois 17th Judicial Circuit Court: Winnebago County offers Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) for traffic citations and parenting time agreements. ODR provides a fair, effective, and practical way to handle court matters from your phone, tablet or computer at a time that works best for you.

Existing Users

Illinois Parenting Time Template

This is a program to help you and the other parent create a Parenting Plan together. A Parenting Plan sets parenting time and parental (decision-making) responsibilities.

A Parenting Plan is a standardized document approved by the Illinois Supreme Court. This program will help you and the other parent begin conversations about what the final form could look like. If you reach a partial or full agreement, you can print the form and present it to the judge assigned to your case for approval.


To use this service, you must:

  1. Live, or have a dispute arising in Winnebago County, Illinois.
  2. Have an active email address and access to the internet.
  3. Agree to the terms listed in the Agreement to Online Dispute Resolution.
    The Agreement to Online Dispute Resolution is found on the registration page after parties have completed intake. We'll send a link to register for ODR after you have entered your and the other party's contact information.
  4. Be at least 18 years of age.

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Traffic Citations

The 17th Circuit Court of Illinois is excited to offer online case review for minor traffic cases. You may be able to handle your minor traffic matter from your phone, tablet or computer at a time that works for you.

If you want to plead guilty and pay your ticket before the date on your ticket, please visit this website to see if this is an option, it will have lower costs and fees.

SEARCH TO GET STARTED if you want the prosecutor to review your case.

Note: This system charges a user fee of $7.75, payable to Matterhorn. This user fee is paid in advance and does not guarantee any specific outcome. Any outcome from this review is the result of you and the prosecutor agreeing to the same terms. If the final agreement results in you paying money to the court, there is an additional fee charged by the payment processor. It is charged at time of payment.

Check to see if your case is eligible for online case review by entering your case number. If your case is eligible, you will be able to submit a request to have your case reviewed.