For All Civil Locations - If you are scheduling a motion on any Civil case you will now be required to select a Motion Type in the Filings Section of your eFiling envelope if you would like to schedule a court date for the motion you are filing. Failure to pick the correct Motion Type will result in the inability to schedule a court date. Please select the one that fits the case type or motion type you are filing. Select Motion Hearing-Type Not Listed if none of the other options fits your filing.
PLEASE NOTE: that this also applies to scheduling a date for all post judgment matters.
For Law Division District 1 [Calendars 1, 3, and 5] and Law Districts 2 thru 6 [Calendars G, K, L, O, and P]will also allow motion scheduling for eFiling.For Chancery Division, the motion type will no longer be selected in the Case Cross Reference section. It will now be selected in the Filings section. Select your motion related filing code and then select your motion type in the dropdown box below the filing code. There will be more motion codes than before, please select the one that fits the case type or motion type you are filing. Select Motion Hearing-Type Not Listed if none of the other options fits your filing.
December 1, 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of Circuit Court Clerk Iris Y. Martinez’s taking office. Transforming this Office has been a significant task, but one that everyone has worked to achieve. The Office has developed meaningful relationships with the Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board of Commissioners, Chief Judge Timothy Evans, and with members of the Illinois Supreme Court. Through these relationships, the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is now collaborative and cooperative with the other stakeholders in the court system. To view Clerk Martinez’s State of the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office Report – December 1, 2021 [click here]