Commission on Access to Justice Seeks Comments on New Standardized Form Suites

commission on access to justiceLast week, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice approved a new Small Claims Complaint form suite and the Motion to Appoint Special Process Server. The development of these new form suites is part of a larger initiative to make court forms easier to understand and more accessible for all Illinoisans.

The forms are available for comment until May 1, 2020. Comments may be submitted through the court’s website or by emailing Kathleen Callahan at

After the public comment period ends, the Commission on Access to Justice will review the feedback and suggestions and make any necessary revisions.

View the draft versions of the forms below:

Small Claims Complaint Form Suite

Motion to Appoint Special Process Server

In 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court adopted Rule 10-101 and entered an Administrative Order to set out a formal process for the development, review, and approval of standardized forms for use in the Illinois courts by the Commission on Access to Justice.

A complete list of approved forms that are accepted in all Illinois courts can be found on the court’s website.

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