Cook County, which includes the Chicago Metropolitan area, is the largest county in Illinois. This county is so large that it includes 6 districts. The addresses, phone numbers and website information for each of the Cook County districts are below.
For the general Cook County, Illinois website, click on www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/. Like all other counties, Cook County, Illinois has its own divorce and business law local rules. To see those rules, click on http://www.cookcountycourt.org/.
Helpful Cook County, Illinois hints: According to a Cook County order (Circuit Court General Order 3.8 regarding the Assignment of Cases in Suburban Municipal Districts), a divorce case filed in one of the suburban counties can be transferred to the downtown Chicago courthouse fairly easily.
The respective 6 districts in Cook County, Illinois have courthouses in Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows, Maywood, Bridgeview, and Markham.
DuPage County Courthouse Information
DuPage County Courthouse is located at 505 County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois. To reach Clerk of the Court, call 630 407-8700.
Normal operating hours at the DuPage County Courthouse are 8:30am – 4:30pm – Monday – Friday
Helpful DuPage County hints: No camera phones are allowed in the courthouse. Be sure to leave them home or in your car. Otherwise, you will find yourself walking back out of the courthouse.
Kane County Courthouse Information
The Kane County Courthouse is located at 100 South Third Street, Geneva, Illinois 60134. The Kane County Judicial Center is located at 37W777 Route 38, St. Charles, Illinois 60175. To reach Clerk of the Court (located at 540 South Randall Road, St. Charles, Illinois 60174), call 630 232-3413.
Normal operating hours at the McHenry County Courthouse are 8:30am – 4:30pm – Monday – Friday
Helpful McHenry County hints: To reach specific divisions of McHenry County directly, call their civil filings line at (815) 334-4310, their Divorce Division at (815) 334-4310, and their Child Support Division at (815) 334-4310
Will County Courthouse Information
Will County Courthouse is located at 14 W. Jefferson St., Joliet, Illinois 60432.(insert link map) To reach Clerk of the Court, call 815-727-8592.