Allocation of Parental Responsibility & Probate (Guardianship) Services
Conduct intake and home study investigations...Read more
The Board of Ethics is composed of five members appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners with the advice and consent...Read more
The Board of Ethics is charged with investigating violations of Cook County’s Ethics Ordinance and Lobbyist Registration Act. Upon determining...Read more
Cook County Ethics Ordinance
The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is a participant in the federal and state funded child support collection and enforcement services...Read more
The main Cook County Law Library in the Daley Center has seven rooms available for rental. There are five conference rooms of varying sizes that...Read more
Files are available for check out and copying according to the terms of the Clerk's File Inspection and Review Policy and Procedure .
In January 2016, the Circuit Court of Cook County and Cook County criminal justice agencies discussed options to develop initiatives that would be...Read more
The Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC) is one of the largest single site county pre-detention facilities in the United States....Read more
2245 West Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL Phone: 312-433-7046
The Civil Division of the Law Office of the Cook County...Read more
The Domestic Relations Division of the Clerk of the Circuit Court holds the records for dissolution (divorce), legal separation and invalidity for...Read more
Cook County Law Library offers educational presentations and programs on different legal topics including how to search on the premier legal...Read more
The mission of the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender (CCPD) is to protect the rights, liberties and dignity of each person whose case...Read more
The Clerk of the Circuit Court's website provides resources for Expungement, Sealing, Identity Theft/Factual Innocence Information and other key...Read more
This guide is for persons who are charged with a felony offense and who are represented by an attorney from the Law Office of the Cook County...Read more
Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application
The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook...Read more
COOK COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ORDINANCE
The Office of Jury Administration is responsible for providing a qualified pool of jurors to ensure the right of all citizens to a trial by an...Read more
Who is a Juvenile?
Illinois law defines a delinquent minor as one who prior to his 17th birthday violates or attempts to violate federal...Read more
Branch Law Library Locations
Branch law libraries offer on site public access to electronic resources like Westlaw, Lexis, and...Read more
Looking for a legal resource? Access the Law Library Catalog to search our collection.
Performing Legal Research at the Cook County Law Library
The Cook County Law Library (CCLL) offers on site...Read more
The Cook County Sheriff offers an online inmate locator service. Click below to go to the Sheriff's website and locate an inmate.
First Municipal Division
69. W. Washington – 17th Floor, Chicago, IL Phone: 312-603-8343
The First Municipal Division covers...Read more
Please click below to be taken to the Clerk of the Circuit Court Online Traffic Ticket Payment System. You can use this system if you recently...Read more
Here are some answers to commonly asked questions about the work of the Public Defender and using our services.
How do I get a Public...Read more
The Law Office of the Public Defender
The mission of the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender (“the Office”) is to protect the...Read more