The Law Division hears actions in which the amount of the claim is in excess of $30,000. The case types heard include, but are not limited to, appointment of trustees, breach of contract, personal injury and property damage. The Law Division also maintains the Asbestos Registry.
Law Division Case Files
Law Division case files may include the following types of documents: complaints, appearances, motions, briefs, testimony, verdicts (jury trials only), court orders and transcripts.
Frequently Asked Questions
When a case is filed in the Law Division, it is randomly assigned via a computer program to a calendar letter. You may contact the Information Desk at 312-603-5426 to obtain the Judge's information associated with the calendar letter.
You may determine your next court date by checking the Case Snapshot or contacting the Information Desk at 312-603-5426.
Determining whether service has been made or an appearance has been filed in a Law Division case may be accomplished by checking the online electronic case docket, by using the digital access terminals that are located in Law Division or by contacting the Information Desk by telephone at 312-603-5426.
The filing fees can be obtained by reading the Fee Schedule on this site or calling the Law Division at 312-603-5426.