The fees of the court have changed pursuant to the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act, Public Acts 100-987, 100-1161, and 100-994, and Cook County Ordinance 19-2843.
The Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act is comprehensive legislation that consolidates the fees and assessments of the court throughout the State of Illinois into 13 schedules for criminal and traffic cases and 4 schedules for civil cases. The Act is effective July 1, 2019.
All Misdemeanor Cases heard at this courthouse in Branch 29 will move to Branch 29 at the courthouse at 5555 W. Grand Ave., Chicago.
All Felony Cases heard at this courthouse in Branch 42 will move to the 2nd Municipal District courthouse at 5600 Old Orchard Rd., Skokie, IL.
Those whose court locations may change will receive notice by mail from the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Defendants may also contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Criminal Department at 312-603-4641.
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All Felony Cases heard in Branch 50, currently located at 5555 W Grand, will move to the 2nd Municipal District courthouse at 5600 Old Orchard Rd., Skokie, IL.
IF YOU RECEIVED A NOTICE THROUGH THE MAIL, BY SHERIFF OR BY THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OR FROM A NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION TO APPEAR IN ROOM 1704 FOR A HEARING REGARDING SOLD REAL ESTATE TAXES ON YOUR PROPERTY THIS MEANS THE REDEMPTION PERIOD HAS EXPIRED AND TYPICALLY THE TAX PURCHASER MAY SCHEDULE A HEARING TO MOVE FORWARD TO ASK THE COURT FOR A DEED TO THE PROPERTY.
IF THE LAST DAY TO REDEEM YOUR TAX SALE FELL DURING THE PERIOD OF MARCH 18, 2020 TO AND INCLUDING JUNE 5, 2020, THE COOK COUNTY CLERK HAS PROVIDED YOU A GRACE PERIOD TO MAKE A REDEMPTION TO AND INCLUDING JUNE 19, 2020. YOU MUST CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO MAKE A REDEMPTION DURING THE GRACE PERIOD. A TAXPAYER BULLETIN FROM THE COUNTY CLERK CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE.