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Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court
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Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois
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Message From Dorothy Brown
In this modern era when technology requires speed and efficiency, it is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s (Clerk’s Office) web site. This site was created to provide Clerk’s Office customers with easy to use and clearly organized access to Clerk’s Office information, forms and services.  More...
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ATTENTION! SPECIAL NOTICES:

ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT GRANTS EXTENSION: MANDATORY eFILING FOR ALL CIVIL CASE TYPES TO BEGIN JULY 1, 2018. See detailed flyer.

ELECTRONIC APPEALS FILINGS MANDATORY, EFFECTIVE July 1, 2017. See details on our Legal Notice page

NEW EXPUNGEMENT AND SEALING LAWS, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017
are now available for viewing on our Legal Notice page


ELECTRONIC FILING (eFILING) CHARGES ARE TAXABLE AS COURT COSTS. See details on our Legal Notice page
Start submitting your documents for eAppeals now!
Pay your eAppeals fees here
Expungement Summit Success Story: Gilberto Hernandez

Clerk Brown is proud that her annual Second Chance Expungement Summits continue to produce a range of success stories about individuals who are helped to get their lives back on track after receiving free legal assistance and other services. See this video about the inspirational story of Gilberto and Ruthie.

When Gilberto Hernandez and his wife Ruthie attended Clerk Dorothy Brown's 2017 Second Chance Expungement Summit, he had more than 20 cases on his RAP sheet. At the Summit, Gilberto was assisted by Attorney Stephen F. Hall who informed the couple that all but two of Gilberto's cases qualified for expungement. On the day that Gilberto went to court to have his records expunged, he agreed to give this interview about his very successful experience at Clerk Brown's Expungement Summit. Here is his story...
Mandatory E-Filing Starts July 1st
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Court Clerk Mobile Connect - Accessing info from your phone
Research using our online Declaration of Intention Database
Unclaimed Child Support Check Search
Search our Mortgage Surplus Database
Expungement guide
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CELL PHONES AND ELECTRONIC  DEVICES BANNED FROM ALL CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY COURTHOUSES
Beginning on January 14, 2013 by Court Order — Cell phones and electronic devices banned from all Circuit Court of Cook County Courthouses except Daley Center.
For more information visit the Circuit Court of Cook County website.

MISSION STATEMENT

It is the mission of the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County to serve the citizens of Cook County and the participants in the judicial system in an efficient, effective and ethical manner.  All services, information  and court records will be provided with courtesy and cost efficiency.


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Check out our new Website!
We invite you to use and review our newly enhanced Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Website, and we are eager to receive comments about your experience using our feedback link on the site.

The new Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County website features a streamlined format that is easier to use and includes an improved court case search function that enables users to find pertinent information easily and efficiently. Click here to test drive our new website, and remember to let us know what you think. Thank you!
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