GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2016-01 SCHEDULING OF BAIL HEARING ON VIOLATION OF PROBATION OR VIOLATION OF BAIL BOND PENDING BEFORE ANOTHER JUDGE


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER No. 2016-01
SUBJECT: SCHEDULING OF BAIL HEARING ON VIOLATION OF
PROBATION OR VIOLATION OF BAIL BOND PENDING BEFORE ANOTHER JUDGE

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that, when a defendant appears before the court and is served with or is already being held in custody on a warrant for violation of probation or violation of bail bond, and the sentence of probation or bail order was entered by another judge, judicial review of the bail set on the warrant shall be scheduled by the judge presiding at the instant appearance as follows:

1.      If the sentence of probation or bail order was entered by a judge who presides at the same courthouse facility, no later     than the next regular business day following the instant appearance;

2.      If the sentence of probation or bail order was entered by a judge who presides at a different courthouse facility, no later than the second regular business day following the instant appearance;

3.      If the judge who entered the sentence of probation or bail order is not available on the date provided above, the Presiding Judge of the Division or Municipal District in which the sentence of probation or bail order was entered shall either review the defendant’s bail status or designate a judge from that section of the court to do so on the date provided above.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, for purposes of this order, a regular business day is any day from Monday through Friday, except for court holidays.

Dated this 27th day of January, 2016, and effective immediately.


ENTERED:

Timothy C. Evans
Chief Judge
Circuit Court of Cook County

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