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Attention Special Notices

  • CITY OF CHICAGO REMINDS RENTERS OF AVAILABLE RESOURCES AS THE STATE MORATORIUM ON COVID-19 RELATED EVICTIONS ENDS ON JULY 30, 2021. Click here for more information
  • The Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee will hold a Public Hearing on July 21, 2021. Click here for more information
  • Remote access Survey available here or use the QR code in the attached flyer
  • Pursuant to Supreme Court Authority under Rule 99 and County Board Resolution Number 20-4872 concerning the Cook County Housing Protection Fee, effective immediately, the Clerk shall collect an additional $150 fee on all Mortgage Foreclosure filings and deposit such fees in a fund, as directed by the Cook County Chief Financial Officer. View the resolution
  • EFFECTIVE SEPT. 9, 2019, Attorneys eFiling Tax Objection case types in the County Division MUST insert Cook County Attorney Code (CCAC)/Firm Number. 
  • CHANGES TO CIVIL, CRIMINAL AND TRAFFIC FEES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 
  • The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Pretrial Practices is hosting a series of Public Hearings. Click here for more information
  • ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT MANDATED eFILING FOR ALL CIVIL CASE TYPES (except Quasi Criminal, Housing, and Wills) AS OF JULY 1, 2018. Get more information to starting filing.
  • Electronic Appeals filings MANDATORY, effective July 1, 2017. See details on our Legal Notices page.
  • New Expungement and Sealing Laws, effective January 1, 2017 are now available for viewing on our Legal Notices page.
  • Electronic Filing (eFiling) charges are taxable as court costs. See details on our Legal Notices page.
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