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DeKalb County is a member of the 23rd Judicial Circuit, which consists of DeKalb and Kendall Counties. The Chief Judge’s function is primarily that of an administrator. This circuit became effective December 3, 2012, leaving Kane sole county in the 16th Judicial Circuit.

Chief Judges Responsibilities:

  • Carries out the policies established by the Judges
  • Makes periodic assignments of both the Circuit and Associate Circuit Court Judges
  • Assigns the various court calendars both as to:
    • types of cases to be heard and
    • to different court rooms

Presiding Circuit Judge’s Responsibilities:

  • Direct the smooth and orderly flow of cases from their commencement at the time of filing in the court system through their successful and timely disposition
  • Directs the cooperative efforts of the court system and court related services.  Those include the Adult and Juvenile Probation Departments, Family Division, Youth Home and the Jury Commission

In the effort to accomplish the above, the Judiciary cooperates with the offices of the Circuit Court Clerks, State’s Attorneys, Public Defenders and the Sheriffs throughout the judicial circuit.

  • Circuit Judges are nominated at primary elections and elected at general elections on a partisan basis to serve for six years. An elected Judge then stands for retention every six years.
  • The Associate Judges of the Circuit Court are appointed by vote of the elected Judges of the Circuit Court to four-year terms and stand for retention at the end of such terms by vote of the elected Judges.

 

 

Robbin Stuckert

 

 

 

 

 

 


HONORABLE ROBBIN STUCKERT
Presiding Judge

23rd Judicial Circuit- DeKalb County
Phone: 815-895-7160
FAX: 815-895-7140

County Courthouse
133 West State Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Hours: 8:30 am. – 4:30 pm

Robbin Stuckert

 

 

 

 

 

 


HONORABLE ROBBIN STUCKERT
Presiding Judge

23rd Judicial Circuit- DeKalb County
Phone: 815-895-7160
FAX: 815-895-7140

County Courthouse
133 West State Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Hours: 8:30 am. – 4:30 pm

DeKalb County is a member of the 23rd Judicial Circuit, which consists of DeKalb and Kendall Counties. The Chief Judge’s function is primarily that of an administrator. This circuit became effective December 3, 2012, leaving Kane sole county in the 16th Judicial Circuit.

Chief Judges Responsibilities:

  • Carries out the policies established by the Judges
  • Makes periodic assignments of both the Circuit and Associate Circuit Court Judges
  • Assigns the various court calendars both as to:
    • types of cases to be heard and
    • to different court rooms

Presiding Circuit Judge’s Responsibilities:

  • Direct the smooth and orderly flow of cases from their commencement at the time of filing in the court system through their successful and timely disposition
  • Directs the cooperative efforts of the court system and court related services.  Those include the Adult and Juvenile Probation Departments, Family Division, Youth Home and the Jury Commission

In the effort to accomplish the above, the Judiciary cooperates with the offices of the Circuit Court Clerks, State’s Attorneys, Public Defenders and the Sheriffs throughout the judicial circuit.

  • Circuit Judges are nominated at primary elections and elected at general elections on a partisan basis to serve for six years. An elected Judge then stands for retention every six years.
  • The Associate Judges of the Circuit Court are appointed by vote of the elected Judges of the Circuit Court to four-year terms and stand for retention at the end of such terms by vote of the elected Judges.

 

 

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