COURTROOMS

The Fifth Municipal District is organized by courtrooms, key dates, judicial assignments and standing orders.  

Traffic and misdemeanor cases (with the exception of domestic violence cases) are scheduled by use of the “key date” system. Under the “key date” system, each municipality is assigned certain day(s) of the month for its cases. The key date system allows police officers and other enforcement officials to attend court on a regular basis and still be able to carry out their other duties away from court.

Felony, domestic violence and civil cases are scheduled in the courtroom as assigned by individual calendars per the judge hearing the case.

Fifth  District judges are assigned to courtrooms by the Presiding Judge of the Fifth Municipal District. Assignments change at the Presiding Judge’s discretion and are made by court order.

Criminal Cases
Felony Court Calls are scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.                      

Courtroom 101     Felony
Courtroom 103     Felony Preliminary Hearing / Bond Court
Courtroom 104     Felony (Chicago)           
Courtroom 107     Felony (Chicago)           
Courtroom 109     Felony (Chicago)          
Courtroom 110     Felony
Courtroom 030     Felony (Specially Assigned Cases), Veteran's Court and  Drug Treatment Court             

Traffic and Misdemeanor Cases
Court calls are 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.        

Courtroom 102     Misdemeanor
Courtroom 105     Misdemeanor
Courtroom 108     Daily Misdemenaor Motion Call, Jury Call
                                 Priority Call (Mondays only at 2:30 p.m.)
                                 Expungements (third Wednesday of every month at 10:30 a.m.)
Courtroom 201     Traffic and Ordinance Violations
Courtroom 202     Traffic and Ordinance Violations
Courtroom 207     Misdemeanor          
Courtroom 208     Misdemeanor
Courtroom 209     Traffic and Ordinance Violations
Courtroom 210     Traffic and Ordinance Violations          

Civil Cases  
Regular Call and Motion Call are at 9:30 a.m.  
All other matters as scheduled.          

Courtroom 203     Civil and Miscellaneous Remedies Including Parentage, Small Claims, Pro-Se Small Claims, Name Changes, Forcible Entry and Detainer (evictions) and Post  Judgement Proceedings
Courtroom 205     All Civil Actions including Law Division, Municipal Department    
Courtroom 206     All Civil Actions including Law Division, Municipal Department
           

Domestic Relations Division  
Courtroom 106     Dissolution of Marriage and Civil Union, Child Support, Custody and Visitation            

Domestic Violence Division
Regular call begins at 9:30 a.m., Initial Orders or Protection are at 11 a.m. and Returns on Orders of Protection are at 1:30 p.m.

Courtroom 204     Domestic Violence           

Juvenile Justice Division 
Regular call is every Friday begins at 9:30 a.m.
   
Courtroom 030 Juvenile matters

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