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Circuit Court - Chicago District 1

Address
50 W Washington, Rm 601 Richard J Daley Center Chicago, IL 60602
Phone
312-603-5030 general
Fax
312-603-3330
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Action under $100,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile or adoption records released
Civil Note
Search full case dockets free at www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org and click on Online Case Info. Limited case snapshots and probate are also at www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org and click on Online Case Info. Search by name, number, or date.
General Note
Cases heard in 6 district courts within the county. Each court has a central index, but all case files wind up here. Probate is a separate division in Rm 1202.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Rolling Meadows District 3

Address
2121 Euclid Ave, Rm 121 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-1566
Phone
847-818-2850/818-3000
Fax
847-818-2706
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Action under $100,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Civil Note
Online case information is available; see Circuit Court - Chicago Division for details.
General Note
See list of cities and villages of this geographic area at http://198.173.15.34/?section=DDPage&DDPage=2900.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records on computer, also plaintiff/defendant index on microfilm back to 1871.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name; also helpful: years to search

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Bridgeview District 5

Address
10220 S 76th Ave, Rm 121 Bridgeview Court Bldg Bridgeview, IL 60453
Phone
708-974-6500
Fax
708-974-6384
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Action under $100,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Civil Note
Online case information is available; see Circuit Court - Chicago Division for details.
General Note
Alsip, Bedford Pk,Bridgeview,Burbank,Countryside,Evergreen Pk,Forest View,Hickory Hills,Hinsdale,Hodgkins,Hometown,Justice,Lagrange,Lemont,Lyons,McCook,Oak Forest,Oak Lawn,Orland Hills,Palos Pk,Stickney,Summit,Tinley Pk,West Haven,Willow Springs,Worth.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name

Years Available

Criminal records computerized since 1985, prior on microfiche to early 1970s

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Markham District 6

Address
16501 S Kedzie Pkwy, Rm 119 Markham, IL 60428
Phone
708-232-4551
Fax
708-232-4441
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Action under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Domestic
Civil Note
Online case information is available; see Circuit Court - Chicago Division for details.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Misdemeanor records go back 10 years.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name

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Skokie District 2

Address
Skokie Court Bldg, Rm 136 5600 Old Orchard Rd Skokie, IL 60076-1023
Phone
847-470-7250
Fax
847-470-5049
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Action under $100,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
All records are public.
Civil Note
Online case information is available; see Circuit Court - Chicago Division for details.
General Note
Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Golf, Kenilworth, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northbrook, Northfield, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Skokie, Wilmette, Winnetka.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB, SSN

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Circuit Court - Criminal Division

Address
2650 S California Ave, #526 Chicago, IL 60608
Phone
773-674-3147
Fax
773-674-4444
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony
Restricted Records
No juvenile or adoption records released
General Note
Records Dept on 5th Fl. Cases are heard in six district courts within the county and each court also has a central index. This location houses felony records only, but both felony and misdemeanor are on this division's computer system.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1964; prior records on microfiche from 1800s

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

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Maywood District 4

Address
1500 S Maybrook Dr, Rm 236 Maywood, IL 60153-2410
Phone
708-865-6040
Fax
708-865-4881
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Action under $100,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Civil Note
Online case information is available; see Circuit Court - Chicago Division for details.
General Note
Bellwood, Berkeley, Berwyn, Broadview, Brookfield, Cicero, Elmwood Park, Forest Park, Franklin Park, Hillside, La Grange Park, Maywood, Melrose Park, Northlake, North Riverside, Oak Park, River Forest, River Grove, Riverside, Stone Park, Westchester.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name; also helpful: years to search

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Cook County Court Recorder Offices

Recorder of Deeds

Address
Cook County Recorder 118 N Clark St, #120 Chicago, IL 60602
Phone
312-603-5050
Fax
312-603-5107
Hours
8AM-4:55PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1985.

Courier Offices

Address
118 N Clark St, Rm 120 Chicago, IL 60602

County Assessor

Phone
312-443-7550

Treasurer

Phone
312-443-4436

Elections

Appraiser
312-603-0906

Vital

Appraiser
312-603-7790