Courts in Illinois
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Courts in Illinois include the state court system and three federal district courts. Illinois only has three levels of state courts, as they are all unified into one state system.
The Illinois Appellate Court is the intermediate appellate court in the state. There are five appellate districts with 24 judges between them who hear appeals from the circuit courts.
The circuit courts are the only trial courts in the state. The circuit courts are spread across 24 districts.
The federal district courts in Illinois are the:
They are part of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.