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What is WatchIllinois?

WatchIllinois is a unique online tool which automatically alerts you when a change occurs in the public record of a person, property, or business of your choosing. Simply sign up for the criteria you want to "watch" (for as low as $5.95 ), and we'll e-mail you weekly, letting you know if new public records are filed in the Illinois court system, based on your criteria. 100% Safe and Completely Confidential.

What public records does WatchIllinois look for?

WatchIllinois can help you find a person, business, or property in Northern Illinois. WatchIllinois takes your search criteria and scans through all types of Illinois public records to find a match. WatchIllinois will look for the following types of public records:

Your subscription service includes


Prices starting as low as $5.95 for a period of 90 Days

Scanning of our public record database which scans 22 million past filled Northern Illinois public records for the information you seek

Weekly e-mails that update you on the status of your Watches

Scanning 40,000+ newly published Northern Illinois public records weekly for the information you want to "watch"

FREE upgrade to change your search criteria if no public records are found

Downloadable and printable files of any public records that are found

100% confidential and secure service

** A Watch is the criteria you are searching for in Northern Illinois public records, such as a Person, Business, Phone Number, or Property Pin Number

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Current Searchable Record Counts


DatabaseRecord Count
Mortgages 13,414,742
Real Estate 8,909,967
Criminal Misdemeanor 1,730,263
Bankruptcies 1,427,126
Foreclosures 1,329,230
Suspended Licenses 1,272,716
Detainers 1,241,530
Mortgage Releases 1,193,861
Tax Liens 890,621
Criminal Felonies 880,104
DUI 441,408
Liens - Judgments 420,140
Divorces 376,824
Probate 231,618
Incorporations 198,714
Mortgage Assignments 174,265
Business Licenses 144,703
Tax Sales 95,857
Building Violations 43,368




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What is WatchIllinois?


WatchIllinois is a unique online tool which automatically alerts you when a change occurs in the public record of a person, property, or business of your choosing. Simply sign up for the criteria you want to "watch" , and we'll e-mail you weekly, letting you know if new public records are filed in the Illinois court system, based on your criteria.

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WatchIllinois is a subsidiary of Record Information Services, Inc. , a 21-year old public record data compiler in the far west suburbs of Chicago, IL. WatchIllinois was created to satisfy the demand for an automated public record alerting system, that would save people time, money, and the effort that is required to track down and locate people, properties, businesses, and more in Northern Illinois.

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Record Information Services, Inc. is a trusted data compilation company located in the Western Suburbs of Chicago that has been in business for 30 years. As the owner and operator of this website, we are committed to providing reliable and comprehensive Illinois public records to our customers. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you find the information you need.