Sixth Municipal District
16501 South Kedzie Parkway
Office of the Presiding Judge, 2nd Fl.
Markham, Illinois 60428
(312) 603-6673 TTY
(708) 232-4441 FAX
Honorable Marjorie C. Laws
• orders of protection
• stalking/civil no contact orders
• eviction proceedings
• small claims
• misdemeanor criminal proceedings (including drug treatment court)
• felony preliminary hearings
• ordinance and traffic enforcement
• contract cases decided by alternative dispute resolution process
• civil suits for damages up to $100,000
• mandatory arbitration (less formal proceeding with three-member panel deciding case) in suits with damages of $30,000 or less
• name changes
• marriage and civil union court
*The following types of cases are also heard in the municipal district courthouses: felony criminal cases; domestic violence; domestic relations cases; juvenile justice cases; paternity and child support; and law division tort cases seeking damages in excess of $100,000.
Additionally, there are three specialty courts: drug court, veterans court and mental health court which hear felony cases.
The Sixth Municipal District doe not hear the following cases: Child Protection, Foreclosure, Probate and Mechanics Liens.
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