(705 ILCS 35/1) (from Ch. 37, par. 72.1)
    Sec. 1. Judicial circuits created. The county of Cook shall be one judicial circuit and the State of Illinois, exclusive of the county of Cook, shall be and is divided into judicial circuits as follows:
    First Circuit--The counties of Alexander, Pulaski, Massac, Pope, Johnson, Union, Jackson, Williamson and Saline.
    Second Circuit--The counties of Hardin, Gallatin, White, Hamilton, Franklin, Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, Jefferson, Richland, Lawrence and Crawford.
    Third Circuit--The counties of Madison and Bond.
    Fourth Circuit--The counties of Clinton, Marion, Clay, Fayette, Effingham, Jasper, Montgomery, Shelby and Christian.
    Fifth Circuit--The counties of Vermilion, Edgar, Clark, Cumberland and Coles.
    Sixth Circuit--The counties of Champaign, Douglas, Moultrie, Macon, DeWitt and Piatt.
    Seventh Circuit--The counties of Sangamon, Macoupin, Morgan, Scott, Greene and Jersey.
    Eighth Circuit--The counties of Adams, Schuyler, Mason, Cass, Brown, Pike, Calhoun and Menard.
    Ninth Circuit--The counties of Knox, Warren, Henderson, Hancock, McDonough and Fulton.
    Tenth Circuit--The counties of Peoria, Marshall, Putnam, Stark and Tazewell.
    Eleventh Circuit--The counties of McLean, Livingston, Logan, Ford and Woodford.
    Twelfth Circuit--The county of Will.
    Thirteenth Circuit--The counties of Bureau, LaSalle and Grundy.
    Fourteenth Circuit--The counties of Rock Island, Mercer, Whiteside and Henry.
    Fifteenth Circuit--The counties of Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Carroll, Ogle and Lee.
    Sixteenth Circuit--Before December 3, 2012, the counties of Kane, DeKalb, and Kendall. On and after December 3, 2012, the County of Kane.
    Seventeenth Circuit--The counties of Winnebago and Boone.
    Eighteenth Circuit--The county of DuPage.
    Nineteenth Circuit--Before December 4, 2006, the counties of Lake and McHenry. On and after December 4, 2006, the County of Lake.
    Twentieth Circuit--The counties of Randolph, Monroe, St. Clair, Washington and Perry.
    Twenty-first Circuit--The counties of Iroquois and Kankakee.
    Twenty-second Circuit--On and after December 4, 2006, the County of McHenry.
    Twenty-third Circuit--On and after December 3, 2012, the counties of DeKalb and Kendall.
(Source: P.A. 97-585, eff. 8-26-11; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)