Kane County Circuit Court

City: Geneva

County: Kane

State: Illinois

A year after creating Kane County, the Illinois General Assembly placed the Kane County Circuit Court in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. In 1839, they moved it to the Ninth Circuit; in 1851, they placed it in the Thirteenth Circuit; and in 1861, they moved it to the Twenty-Eighth Circuit.

An Act to Establish Certain Counties; An Act Forming an Additional Judicial Circuit; An Act Dividing the State into Judicial Circuits; “An Act to Establish the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit,” 4 February 1851, General Laws of Illinois (1851), 20-22; “An Act to Establish the Twenty-Eighth Judicial Circuit, and to Fix the Limits of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, and to Change the Time of Holding Courts in the said Thirteenth Circuit, and for Other Purposes,” 16 February 1861, Public Laws of Illinois (1861), 102-4.