Courts and Legal

Board of Ethics

Board of Ethics Advisory Opinions

By ordinance, the investigations and considerations by the Board of Ethics of potential violations of the Ethics Ordinance are confidential.…
Board of Ethics

Board of Ethics Board Meetings & Members

The Board of Ethics is composed of five members appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners with the advice and con…
Board of Ethics

Board of Ethics Investigations

The Board of Ethics is charged with investigating violations of Cook County’s Ethics Ordinance. Upon determining that a violation has occurr…
Board of Ethics

Board of Ethics Public Disclosures, Reports & Statements

This page includes submitted public disclosures, reports released by the Board of Ethics, and statements of the Board of Ethics.
Law Library

Branch Locations

Law Library Branch Locations All Law Library branch locations are now open to the public and following social distancing guidelines in orde…
Clerk of the Circuit Court

Child Support Assistance

The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is a participant in the federal and state funded child support collection and enforcement servi…
Commission on Human Rights

Commission on Human Rights Meetings & Commissioners

The Cook County Commission on Human Rights is an eleven member board appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, s…
Commission on Human Rights

Commission on Human Rights Reports & Guidance Documents

This page includes reports, guidance documents, and statements released by the Commission on Human Rights.
Law Library

Conference Room Rental

Conference Room Rental
Clerk of the Circuit Court

Court eFiling

As of July 1, 2018, E-Filing became mandatory in Illinois for all Civil Areas (except Quasi Criminal, Housing and Wills). The Illinois Supre…
Clerk of the Circuit Court

Court Records and Archives

Online Case Information The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County provides on-line case information as a public service. This service i…
Chief Judge

Court Reminder System

In January 2016, the Circuit Court of Cook County and Cook County criminal justice agencies discussed options to develop initiatives that wo…
Sheriff

Department of Corrections

The Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC) is one of the largest single site county pre-detention facilities in the United States. Pr…
Clerk of the Circuit Court

Divorce Records

The Domestic Relations Division of the Clerk of the Circuit Court holds the records for dissolution (divorce), legal separation and invalidi…
Law Library

Educational Programming

Cook County Law Library offers educational presentations and programs on different legal topics including how to search on the premier legal…
Clerk of the Circuit Court

Expungement, Sealing or Identity Theft Resources

The Clerk of the Circuit Court's website provides resources for Expungement, Sealing, Identity Theft/Factual Innocence Information and other…
Board of Ethics

File Disclosures and Requests with the Board of Ethics

The following Disclosure and Request Forms are collected by the Cook County Board of Ethics in compliance with Cook County's Ethics Ordinanc…
Department of Revenue

Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application

Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook County…
Commission on Human Rights

Human Rights Ordinance and Regulations

With the link above you can reach the Municode for Cook County where you will find the Ordinance passed by the Cook County Board of Commissi…
Commission on Human Rights

Human Rights Training Videos & Resources

Fair Housing Video Collection Just Housing Amendment Screening Process The purpose of this video is to outline the three-step screening pr…
Board of Ethics

Information for Cook County Candidates

Cook County Board of Ethics provides the following information to support candidates for Cook County office to have awareness of and comply…
Chief Judge

Jury Duty

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…
Justice Advisory Council

Justice Advisory Council Reentry Services

Reentry Services OverviewThe Justice Advisory Council (JAC) works to identify gaps and areas of need within the justice system that could be…
Law Library

Law Library Cards

Library Card Eligibility Library cards are available to patrons who qualify under one of the following categories: Attorneys who reside…
Law Library

Law Library Catalog

You can search the online catalog to find out if the library has a specific legal resource on your subject. You can access our catalog 24/7…
Law Library

Legal Research Resources

Performing Legal Research at the Cook County Law Library The Law Library offers on-site public access to electronic resources like Westlaw,…
Sheriff

Locate an Inmate

The Cook County Sheriff offers an online inmate locator service. Click below to go to the Sheriff's website and locate a detainee in Cook Co…
Clerk of the Circuit Court

Online Traffic Ticket Payment System

Please click below to be taken to information for Clerk of the Circuit Court Online Traffic Ticket ePlea/ePay for Court Diversion. You can u…
Justice Advisory Council

Pretrial Fairness Act Resources

The Pretrial Fairness Act, part of the larger SAFE-T Act, reforms pretrial procedures in Illinois. The law was designed to make the state’s…
Law Library

Remote and Equitable Access to Court Hearings

The Law Library's Remote and Equitable Access to Court Hearings (REACH) program provides residents with free computer access to attend virtu…
Law Library

Representing Yourself in Court

Resources for Self-Represented Litigants This page offers free internet resources for people representing themselves in court. In addition…