09-12 Re: Geographic Assignment of Cases
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD PROTECTION
CHILD PROTECTION DIVISION
GENERAL ORDER 09-12
RE: GEOGRAPHIC ASSIGNMENT OF CASES
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL FURTHER ORDER OF THIS COURT,
- New petitions for children who have siblings with open cases in this Division will be assigned to the calendar of the siblings with most recent docket numbers.
- With the exception of the cases covered in paragraph 1, all new petitions filed will be assigned to the appropriate abuse and neglect courtroom geographically.
- A petition naming a minor, whose mother is a minor respondent in a case pending on a calendar, shall be assigned to the calendar on which the mother’s case is pending
This General Order supercedes Child Protection Division General Orders 05-4, 05-13 and 06-1.
This order is entered this date, March 19, 2009, and shall be spread of record and published.
Patricia M. Martin
Child Protection Division