Most court files are public record unless restricted or impounded by state statute or a court order. You may view files and purchase copies at our office located at 540 S. Randall Rd., St. Charles, Il or requests may be mailed or faxed to our office. There is a $6.00 charge per case searched if you do not know the case number. If the information is not on the computer, the research fee is $6.00 for every year searched. All research fees are due in advance. To receive copies from the research, copy fees will apply, this is in addition to the research fee. The cost of copies is $2.00 for the first page, .50 cents for the next 19 pages and the .25 cents for each page after than. Copies that are certified have an additional fee. To request specific copies or find out the costs of getting copies, you may inquire at Research@co.kane.il.us and your request will be processed in the order it was received.