Courts in Illinois
Courts in Illinois include the state court system and three federal district courts. Illinois only has three branches of state courts, since they are all unified into one state system.
The appellate courts are the intermediate appellate courts in the state. These courts have 24 judges and hear appeals from the circuit courts.
The circuit court is the only level of trial court in the state. It is split into 24 districts.
The federal district courts in Illinois are the:
They are part of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.