Court Administration:

Court Administrator's Office
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit


   After obtaining a marriage license, from County Clerk, Karen Kinney, who may be contacted at (309) 558-3557 and is located at: 

Rock Island County Building
1504 - 3rd Avenue, 1st Floor
Rock Island, IL 61201          

   Set an appointment for the marriage ceremony to be performed by a Judge. Marriage ceremonies are by appointment only. To set an appointment, please contact Sherri Lawton in the Court Administrator's office at (309) 558-3259 or visit the office located at: 

Rock Island County Courthouse           
210 - 15th Street, 4th Floor, Room 408
Rock Island, IL 61201                         

Court Administrator's office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
(We are open during the lunch hour.)


   The marriage party will need to report to the Court Administrator's office (4th Floor, Room 408 of the Rock Island County courthouse) with the whole packet received from the County Clerk's office, as well as, the $10 ceremony fee in exact cash.

   Cameras and cell phones are allowed in the courthouse for marriage ceremonies ONLY. All cell phones must be placed on 'silent' mode before entering the building, as not to disrupt any court proceedings. Please let security know when arriving that you are with a wedding party.

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Court Administrator's Office
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit
Rock Island County Courthouse (map ExternalLink.gif)
1317 3rd Ave, Suite 304, Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone: (309) 786-4451        Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday

LAW LIBRARY Hours: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday