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Setting & Filing of Motions Circuit Court Rule 2.1(d) & (f)


Regular Motions: Motions that are set on the call at the Motion Desk or using the eFile System.

When:  In person, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Court Holidays.  Using the eFile System, 8:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Court Holidays.   

Where: The Law Division, Richard J. Daley Center, Room 801

Required Documents: Completed Motion Slip 351.002 (Note: Only 1 motion per Motion Slip.), original motion & copies to be filed.

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Previously file-stamped copy of motion, Notice of Motion (optional), any documents accompanying the motion.

Routine Motions: This motion type is not set by computer. They are set pursuant to the Motion Judge's Rules.

Special Motions: Motions to Withdraw as attorney and Motions for Default are explained in the Motion Judge's Rules.

Emergency Motions: Contact the Judge's chambers you are assigned to for specific times and requirements.