The Chancery Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County is established pursuant to General Order 1.2, 2.1 (b) of the General Orders of the Circuit Court of Cook County and is divided into two sections: General Chancery Section and the Mortgage Foreclosure/Mechanics Lien Section. The Chancery Division hears matters of equity which are filed under the following categories: injunctions, class actions, mortgage foreclosures, declaratory judgments, contract matters, creditors' rights, liens, construction of wills and trusts, trusteeships, receiverships, dissolutions of partnerships and corporations, and statutory and administrative reviews.
Chancery Division Case Files
Case file content generally includes the cause of action (complaint), defendant's response, motions and briefs filed, testimony (occasional), verdict (if jury trial) and judge's final order. If the case was appealed, a transcript may be present.