GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2016-08 JUVENILE COURT, DETENTION HEARINGS, SCHEDULE


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS 

GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER No. 2016-08 

SUBJECT: Juvenile Court, detention hearings, schedule

                Effective October 31, 2016, pursuant to section 5-415 of the Juvenile Court Act, 705 ILCS 405/1-1, et seq.,

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:

1.            Detention hearings in the juvenile court of the circuit court for Cook County shall be held every day of the year, including weekends and holidays;

2.            Every juvenile alleged to be a delinquent minor and required to appear before a judge on weekends or court holidays for a determination whether the juvenile shall continue to be held in custody shall be afforded an initial appearance in juvenile court for a determination of whether there is probable cause to charge the juvenile with a violation of law, a determination of the juvenile’s custody status, and the scheduling of future court appearances;

3.            The Presiding Judge of the Juvenile Justice Division shall establish calls and schedules for said detention hearings; and

4.            The Presiding Judge of the Juvenile Justice Division shall assign judges of the Juvenile Justice Division to preside at all said detention hearings;

                This order supersedes all other orders of this court pertaining to the scheduling of detention hearings for juveniles. 

Dated this 7th day of October, 2016.

Enter:

Timothy C. Evans

Chief Judge

Circuit Court of Cook County

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