The Cook County Civil, Law, Divisions 1–6 and Chancery Divisions will be unavailable on Monday, November 29, 2021, 8 p.m. through 8:00 a.m. CDT on Monday, December 6, 2021.

Conventional filing will be available for these divisions during normal business hours of the clerk from 8:30am CDT to 4:30pm CDT on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 through Friday, December 3, 2021.

E-Filing will be unavailable in these courts during this time.

PLEASE NOTE: this also applies to scheduling a date for all post judgment matters.

Motion Types in the Civil, Law, Divisions 1 – 6 and Chancery Divisions

Filers will no longer select a motion type in the Case Cross Reference portion of Section 1. Instead you will select the appropriate document type and motion type in the filing.

Select the Document Type in Section 2

Select the appropriate Document Type for the motion in the section marked 2. Add Documents.
Select Motion Document Type
Then select the appropriate security setting and any optional services in 3. Security & Optional Services.

Select the Motion Type in Section 4, Additional Info

In section 4. Additional Info, select your motion type from the drop down. There will be more motion codes than before, so please select the one that fits the case type or motion type you are filing. Select Motion Hearing – Type Not Listed if no other option fits your filing.

Select Motion Type