Cook County Courthouse Information

  • 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.
  • To link to the DuPage County website, go to http://www.dupageco.org/courtclerk/. DuPage, like all other counties has certain local rules that each lawyer must follow. In order to see their local rules, click on http://www.dupageco.org/Courts/LocalCourtRules/2093/. For those DuPage County family law or divorce clients, the family law local rules can be accessed by clicking on http://www.dupageco.org/Courts/2140/.
  • 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.
  • To link to the Kane County website, go to http://www.cic.co.kane.il.us/. Kane County, like all other counties has certain local rules that each lawyer must follow. In order to see their local rules, click on http://www.illinois16thjudicialcircuit.org/localCourtRules.asp.
  • Normal operating hours at the Kane County Courthouse are 8:30am – 4:30pm – Monday – Friday.
  • Helpful Kane County Hints: Late clerking hours are kept in the hallway on Wednesdays until 7:00 p.m.

 

Lake County Courthouse Information

  • Lake County Courthouse is located at 18 North County Street, Waukegan, Illinois 60085-4359. (insert map and directions link). To reach Clerk of the Court, call 847-377-3600.
  • To link to the Lake County website, go to http://www.19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us/index.htm. Lake County, like all other counties has certain local rules that each lawyer must follow. In order to see their local rules, click on http://www.19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us/rules/rule_toc.htm. For those Lake County family law or divorce clients, the family law local rules can be accessed by clicking on http://www.19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us/rules/rules11.htm.
  • Normal operating hours at the Lake County Courthouse are 8:00am – 5:00pm – Monday – Friday
  • Helpful Lake County hints: While most other courthouses are open from 8:30 am-4:30 pm, the Lake County Courthouse offers longer hours.

 

McHenry County Courthouse Information

  • McHenry County Courthouse is located at 2200 N. Seminary Ave., Route 47, Woodstock, Illinois 60098-2837.(insert link map) To reach Clerk of the Court, call 815-334-4310.
  • To link to the McHenry County website, go to http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/Common/CountyDpt/circuit/default.asp. McHenry County, like all other counties has certain local rules that each lawyer must follow. In order to see their local rules, click on http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/22Circuit/rules.asp. For those Lake County family law or divorce clients, the family law local rules can be accessed by clicking on http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/common/CountyDpt/Circuit/PDFDocs/22ndRules11.pdf.
  • 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.
  • To link to the Will County website, go to http://www.willcountycircuitcourt.com/. Will County, like all other counties has certain local rules that each lawyer must follow. In order to see their local rules, click on http://www.willcountycircuitcourt.com/attorney/Will%20Rules.pdf. For those Will County family law or divorce clients, the family law local rules can be accessed by clicking on http://www.19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us/rules/rules11.htm.
  • Normal operating hours at the Will County Courthouse are 8:30am – 4:30pm – Monday – Friday
  • Helpful Will County hints: You cannot enter the Will County Courthouse with a camera phone. Be sure to leave such items at home or in your car.