GENERAL ORDER NO. 3.1,1.2 - Classification of Cases


a. All cases shall be entitled as provided in General Order 3.5 of the Circuit Court of Cook County.

b. Eight separate random assignment banks designated by the following categories of cases shall be provided by the electronic data processing equipment operated by the Clerk:

(1) Class Actions

(2) Declaratory Judgment

(3) Injunctions/Temporary Restraining Orders

(4) Administrative Review

(5) Change of Name

(6) General Chancery

(7) Mechanics Lien

(8) Mortgage Foreclosures

c. In the General Chancery Section each numbered calendar shall appear in category banks one through six above an equal number of times except for the calendar number assigned to the Presiding Judge of the Division which shall appear in such lesser proportions as the Presiding Judge of the Division shall designate.

d. In the Mortgage Foreclosure/Mechanics Lien Section, Calendars 52, 53, and 54 shall appear an equal number of times in the Mechanics Lien category bank and shall each be assigned randomly thirty-three and a third percent (33 1/3%) of twenty-five percent (25%) of the filings in the Mortgage Foreclosure category bank. Calendars 55, 56, 57, and 58 shall each be assigned randomly twenty percent (20%) of the filings in the Mortgage Foreclosure category bank.

[Amended April 17, 2006, effective May 1, 2006.]