Remote Court Survey for Legal Professionals
Illinois courts are committed to expanding access to justice and continuing to offer court appearances by telephone or videoconference technology (for example: Zoom or Skype). Help us refine rules and policies by completing this short survey.

NOTE: This survey is for legal professionals, including judges, lawyers, advocates, interpreters, probation officers, etc. Members of the general public, including self-represented litigants, jurors, and individuals who may never have had any contact with Illinois courts, should fill out the survey available at: https://forms.gle/UmcXzfK24G61Q1oz9.
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1. Please select the county and/or counties you work in. You may choose multiple. *
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2. Please select the circuit(s) you work in. You may choose multiple. *
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3. Please choose your role. You may choose multiple. *
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4. What videoconference technology have you used for remote court proceedings? You may choose multiple. *
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5. In the last 6 months, how many times have you appeared for or presided over a remote court proceeding using videoconference technology (with video and audio)? *
6. In the last 6 months, how many times have you appeared for or presided over a remote court proceeding using a phone (with audio only)? *
7. In the last 6 months, how many times have you appeared in or presided over a hybrid or blended court proceeding where some case participants are in-person at the courthouse and others are joining remotely by phone or videoconference technology? *
8. In the last 6 months, how often has there been a technical disruption during a remote court proceeding of any kind (either all remote or hybrid proceedings), including proceedings that you have been a part of or observed? *
9. Generally, how long does it take to resolve a technical disruption? *
10. What are the top three most common technology-related issues during a remote court proceeding of any kind (either all remote or hybrid proceedings), including proceedings that you have been a part of or observed? *
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11. What case types should continue to use remote court proceedings of any kind? You may choose multiple. *
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12. What types of proceedings in civil cases (including, but not limited to, family and juvenile abuse and neglect cases) should continue to use remote court proceedings of any kind? You may choose multiple. *
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13. What types of proceedings in criminal cases and juvenile delinquency cases should continue to use remote court proceedings of any kind? You may choose multiple. *
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14. Is appearing by phone (with audio only) an effective method of appearing remotely for court? *
15. If you answered "yes" above, under what circumstances? If you answered "no" above, why not? *
16. How has the ability to appear remotely changed appearance rates of case participants, including lawyers, self-represented litigants, witnesses, case workers, law enforcement, etc.? *
17. What are the benefits for you of remote court proceedings? You may choose multiple. *
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18. What are the drawbacks for you of remote court proceedings? You may choose multiple. *
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