Files are available for check out and copying according to the terms of the Clerk's File Inspection and Review Policy and Procedure . 

Effective April, 1, 2002 , the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County will require a File Request Form and a valid photograph identification card (Attorney Identification Card, Driver's License, State Identification Card, etc.) in order to inspect or obtain copies of public records.  File Request Forms and Rules regarding File Use are also available at all file request counters located in the various divisions of the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court

The Clerk also provides public access computer terminals to review case status information on-line in the courthouse. For division and district location, hours and a listing of records maintained, please click on the appropriate division or district below:

  • CHANCERY DIVISION
  • CHILD SUPPORT
  • CHILD PROTECTION  DIVISION
  • CIVIL DIVISION
  • COUNTY DIVISION
  • CRIMINAL DEPARTMENT
  • CRIMINAL DIVISION
  • DOMESTIC RELATIONS
  • JUVENILE JUSTICE  DIVISION
  • LAW DIVISION
  • PROBATE DIVISION
  • TRAFFIC DIVISION DISTRICT 2
  • DISTRICT 3
  • DISTRICT 4
  • DISTRICT 5
  • DISTRICT 6