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 Court is the intermediate appellate court in state. The courts has 24 judges and hears appeals from the Circuit Court.
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.