09-30 Re: Citizen's Petition Calendar


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD PROTECTION
CHILD PROTECTION DIVISION

GENERAL ORDER 09-30

RE: CITIZEN’S PETITION CALENDAR

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL FURTHER ORDER OF COURT,

  1. All cases not initiated by the State’s Attorney in which, pursuant to Section 2-13 of the Illinois Juvenile Court Act of 1987, an adult person, any agency, or association by its representative files a petition in respect of a minor under the Act, shall be heard by the Presiding Judge or acting Presiding Judge of the Child Protection Division.
  2. The entity bringing a petition shall contact the Presiding Judge’s Office to set a date, time, and location for the initial hearing or motion.
  3. All cases currently pending that meet the criteria of paragraph one and which have not had an initial hearing are reassigned to the Presiding Judge of the Child Protection Division.

This General Order supercedes Child Protection Division General Order 08-2.

This order is entered this date, March 19, 2009, and shall be spread of record and published.

Patricia M. Martin
Presiding Judge
Child Protection Division