Lookup Public Records in Will County, Illinois. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Will County, Illinois
Will County is located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. The county was formed on January 12, 1836, out of Cook County and Iroquois County. Will County is named after Dr. Conrad Will, a politician and also a businessman involved in salt production in southern Illinois. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 677,560 people, making it the fourth-most populous county in Illinois. It covers a total area of 849 square miles, of which 12 square miles is water and 837 square miles is land. The county seat is joliet. Will County borders the following counties: DuPage County to the north; Cook County to the northeast; Lake County, Indiana, to the east; Kankakee County to the south; Grundy County to the southwest; Kendall County to the west; and Kane County to the northwest.
The Will County Clerk is charged with the responsibility of maintaining all county records. In addition, the clerk is also the chief election authority. Records maintained by the clerk’s office include but are not limited to deeds, mortgages, assignments of mortgage, vital records (birth records, marriage records, and death records), modifications, releases/satisfactions, lis pendens, liens, judgments, UCCs, and plats.
Records maintained by the clerk’s office are open to the public and can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the clerk’s office in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Will County Clerk Website. While on the website, click on the relevant links to access the records that available. The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person. You will be required to present a records request form; the form can be obtained from the clerk’s office or downloaded from the county website.
Below is the physical address of the Will County Clerk’s office:
302 North Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Phone number: 815-740-4615
|Will County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Will County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act – 750 ILCS 5 and Illinois Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – 750 ILCS 10|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Will County Marriage License|
|Location:||302 North Chicago Street, Joliet, Illinois, 60432|
Will County Clerk’s Office
Address: 302 N Chicago St, Joliet, IL 60432, United States