Calendar 1 - General Chancery - Court Schedule Updated 3/25/22
1. Effective March 1, 2022, unless otherwise ordered by the Court, all cases on Calendar 1 will be heard in-person in Courtroom 2307 and simultaneously via Zoom (also known as a Hybrid Court Proceeding).
2. At the discretion of the Court, some matters may be set for fully in-person, fully remote or for hybrid Zoom appearances.
OBTAINING COPIES OF ENTERED ORDERS
To receive copies of entered orders through the Clerk of the Circuit Court's Office automated system. In order to receive the orders, you must have an individual appearance and valid email address on file for each case. The automated notification is usually sent from the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or similarly named account.
If you are not receiving the automated courtesy copies of entered orders:
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Chancery Division Services
50 West Washington St., Room 802, Chicago, IL 60602
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Additional Proof of Delivery-Service
Case Management Order
Clerk Status Order
CVLS Referral Order for Chancery
Failure to Appear Order
Final PreTrial Conference Order
IDOC Video Writ
Order Appointing Special Process Server
Order Setting Case
Order Substitution as of Right or Recusal
Transfer Case Outside of Cook County
Transfer Case to Mechanics Lien Section
Transfer Case to General Chancery to Mortgatge Foreclosure
Transfer to Different Division
A. Hybrid Court Proceedings
Effective March 1, 2022, unless otherwise ordered by the Court, all cases on Calendar 1 will be heard in-person in Courtroom 2307 and simultaneously via Zoom (also known as a Hybrid Court Proceeding).
At the discretion of the Court, some matters may be set for fully in-person, fully remote or for hybrid Zoom/in-person appearances. Some parties may be ordered to appear in-person only while others for the same proceeding are allowed to appear via Zoom.
B. In-Person Court Proceedings
General Chancery Calendar 1 matters are heard in Courtroom 2307 of the Richard J. Daley Center. Attorneys, litigants, and spectators should be seated quietly in the courtroom gallery until their case is called.
Pursuant to the General Administrative Order of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County and the recommendations of the Cook County Dept. of Public Health, all persons, including, but not limited to, judges, court staff, parties, attorneys, jurors, and witnesses shall continue to wear masks or other face coverings in the courthouse at all times other people are present, including while in the courtrooms and when seated behind Plexiglas shields, unless the person is otherwise instructed by the judge or court personnel; notwithstanding the foregoing provision, judges may remove their mask or other face covering when speaking on the record behind a Plexiglas shield, and language interpreters may instead wear plastic face shields while interpreting.
C. Virtual Court Hearings
1. Zoom Appearances
Until further notice, all cases on Calendar 1 will be heard simultaneously in-person, as well as on Zoom, unless otherwise directed by the Court. This is commonly referred to as a “hybrid proceeding, where some parties may appear personally in the courtroom while others appear via the Zoom platform.
To join the Calendar 1 Zoom hearings, please use the link Chancery Calendar 1 Zoom Link or enter the following Zoom credentials: Meeting ID: 876 8729 8501; Passcode: 926987.
2. Identifying Yourself on Zoom
· Telephonic appearances will not be allowed. All Zoom participants must have audio and video capabilities, unless an exception is made by the Court for extenuating circumstances.
· When signing into Zoom, please type in your appearance using the following nomenclature:
· Atty Last Name - P - Party Name
· Atty Last Name - D - Party Name
· P - Party Name
· D - Party Name
· Atty Last Name - Intervenor Party Name
· Intervenor Party Name
· CrtRptr Last Name - P
· CrtRptr Last Name - D
· Interpreter Last Name
· You must enter your name information PRIOR TO joining the Zoom session. Parties not properly identified will not be admitted into the Zoom session.
· Please have both your audio and video turned off until your case is called.
Occasionally, court proceedings may be livestreamed via YouTube when public access necessitates and is not the same as extended media coverage, which requires specific procedures under Supreme Court Rules.
Recording, photographing, videotaping or other reproducing or saving Zoom or Livestreamed court proceedings is strictly prohibited and could subject you to contempt of court and/or other penalties.
Additionally, livestreamed YouTube and Zoom hearings are unavailable for use as transcripts or bystander reports. If you wish to have an official report of proceedings, please retain the services of a court reporter.
CALENDAR 1 EMAIL
Ryan P. Mitchell
Illinois Supreme Court