Family Law Cook County
Family Law Resources. This legal research guide features links to family law resources in Cook County, Illinois, the United States generally, and internationally. This guide also includes information on child support and resources for victims of domestic violence. All links are freely available to the public.
Actived: 9 days ago
State and Territorial Statutes and Constitutions Cook County
(7 days ago) The Cook County Law Library has the statutes and laws from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico in print and most are annotated. Please consult the Library catalog or check with a Reference Librarian by calling (312) …
Law Office of the Public Defender
(2 days ago) The mission of the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender is to protect the fundamental rights, liberties and dignity of each person whose case has been entrusted to us by providing the finest legal representation. For more information, and to be directed to the Cook County Public Defender's Website, please click the link below.
Law Library CookCountyIL.gov
(1 days ago) The Law Library Main Branch, located in Daley Center, is currently open from 8 am - 4 pm. Current COVID-19 guidelines include, but are not limited to; all patrons must undergo screening prior to entering the Daley Center and face coverings are required to be worn over the nose and mouth at all times and a 2 hour per person, per day limit on all
Legal Research Resources
(6 days ago) Performing Legal Research at the Cook County Law Library. The Law Library offers on-site public access to electronic resources like Westlaw, Lexis and HeinOnline, which helps expand access to Illinois practice materials such as law reviews, journals and out-of-state primary law resources.
Law Library CookCountyIL.gov
(8 days ago) The Law Library Main Branch, located in Daley Center, is currently open from 8 am - 4 pm. Current COVID-19 guidelines include, but are not limited to; all patrons must undergo screening prior to entering the Daley Center and face coverings are required to be worn over the nose and mouth at all times and a 2 hour per person, per day limit on all
Courts and Legal CookCountyIL.gov
(4 days ago) Law Library Branch Locations. All Law Library branch locations are now open to the public and following social distancing guidelines in Read more. Child Support Assistance. Clerk of the Circuit Court. The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is a participant in the federal and state funded child support collection and enforcement services
Law Library Cards
(Just Now) Resident borrowers must present a current Illinois driver's license, state ID or Matricula Consular showing a Cook County address. There is a $12 charge for replacing a lost library card. Library resources are available to all visitors for on-site use. Borrowing privileges are subject to the Law Library Borrowing Rules as laid out in the Cook
(1 days ago) Law Library branches offer on-site public access to electronic resources like Westlaw, Lexis and HeinOnline, which helps expand access to Illinois practice materials such as law reviews, journals and out-of-state primary law resources. Free public Wi-Fi is also available at all branch locations. Branch libraries are located in courthouses of
Legal Topics on the Web Cook County
(1 days ago) Law Issues for Consumers: Consumer Law - Information on the law of ATM machines, buying and using computer software, and legal issues involving the Internet. From the American Bar Association Division of Public Education. Consumer Protection Publications - Online consumer information from federal government sources. Most publications are in PDF
Representing Yourself in Court
(4 days ago) This page offers free internet resources for people representing themselves in court. In addition to highlighting free legal resources available on websites, the Cook County Law Library offers free access to legal resources at the Daley Center location and at our five branch locations.Search the Library catalog to find specific titles.. Self-represented litigants in Cook County can also access
Legal News Sources Cook County
(7 days ago) Law blogs or "blawgs" are blogs written by lawyers or law students discussing law and legal affairs. Many law blogs contain links to other law-related blogs on their sites. Illinois Trial Practice Weblog - Tips and techniques for trial lawyers, appearing for the plaintiff or defense.
Law Library COVID-19 Guidance Cook County
(2 days ago) The Law Library Main Branch, located in Daley Center, is currently open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Current COVID-19 guidelines include a health screening prior to entering the Daley Center, wearing a face covering over the nose and mouth at all times and and there is a …
Cook County Government, Illinois CookCountyIL.gov
(Just Now) Meeting Details & Agenda. Committee meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners. Where. 69 W. Washington. 22nd Conference Floor. Chicago, IL 60602. Link. Meeting Details & Agenda. The public hearing meeting of the Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals.
Commission on Human Rights
(9 days ago) This ordinance requires that all employers with employees in Cook County pay those employees not less than a minimum wage as determined annually by law. Beginning July 1, 2021, the minimum wage in Cook County is $13/hr., and the base wage for tipped employees is $6.60/hr. The Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance
Bridgeview Virtual Legal Advice Desk (VLAD) Cook County
(Just Now) The Virtual Legal Advice Desk (VLAD) within the Bridgeview branch of the Cook County Law Library is a cooperative effort of the Cook County Law Library and the Chicago Legal Clinic (CLC). VLAD provides free legal assistance to people representing themselves in cases …
Law Library Cards CookCountyIL.gov
(5 days ago) Library resources are available to all visitors for on-site use. Borrowing privileges are subject to the Law Library Borrowing Rules as laid out in the Cook County Code of Ordinances. Borrowing Rules. Resident borrowers may have up to two print items checked out at a time. Other borrowers may check out a maximum of five print items.
Bankruptcy Cook County
(9 days ago) Cornell Legal Information Institute - Introduction to bankruptcy law with links to primary law and bankruptcy resources. Commercial Law League of America (CLLA) - CLLA is an organization of collections, creditors' rights and bankruptcy professionals. Select Resources for articles and papers about the new law. Search for a CLLA professional.
Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance and COVID-19
(9 days ago) Effective July 1, 2021, the COVID-19 Vaccination Rights for Employees and Employer Obligations Ordinance went into effect. Employers cannot require workers to get vaccinated outside of your work hours. If your employer requires you to be vaccinated and your appointment is during your shift, you are to be compensated up to four hours per dose.
Borrowing Rules Cook County
(Just Now) Law Library Borrowing Rules. Under section 50-34 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances, books and other materials may be borrowed from the Law Library for use within the County in accordance with the following rules: (a) Borrower categories. Each borrower category is …
U.S. District Court Upholds Cook County’s Assault Weapon Ban
(1 days ago) It is a responsible and meaningful law aimed at protecting our residents and our law enforcement officers.” Any person found in violation of the ordinance is subject to a fine of between $1,000 and $5,000.
Current Public Administrator Cook County
(5 days ago) He has been a practicing lawyer in Illinois for over 30 years and was a partner in several large law firms in Chicago specializing in civil and criminal litigation, tax, finance, property, administrative and government law. He is a certified executive (CAE), having served as general counsel and chief operating officer to multiple corporations
Law Library Cook County STAR Performance Management
(4 days ago) The Law Library is dedicated to providing useful legal information through its website. In 2017, the projected number of hits is 11,000. For 2018, the Law Library plans to add more content and resources and projects a target of 12,000 website hits. Outcomes for the Patron Services Program remain strong.
Firearm and Firearm Ammunition Tax
(1 days ago) Any active sworn law enforcement officer purchasing a firearm for official or training related purposes should present an official law enforcement identification card at the time of purchase. However, retail dealers must collect and submit required information regarding such sales on …
Cook County Board Bans Assault Weapons, Toughens Penalties
(1 days ago) Also exempted are law enforcement officers and members of the armed forces or National Guard while engaged in their official duties. “This is a common sense approach to making sure children do not have unrestricted access to weapons and will hopefully prevent the kinds of incidents we hear about all too often, where youngsters find loaded
Earned Sick Leave Ordinance and Regulations
(Just Now) Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance. Earned Sick Leave Ordinance. With the link above you can reach the Municode for Cook County where you will find Ordinance No. 16-4229 passed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners on October 5, 2016.
Maximize Your Research: Practical Law Tools on Westlaw
(5 days ago) Practical Law is a new tool available in Westlaw. Practical Law offers: Practice notes, checklists, and forms. Understanding the law and how it applies in practice. Standard clauses and documents with drafting notes. Coverage across major practice areas. Federal and state-specific including Illinois. The Cook County Law Library offers free
Just Housing Amendment Information for Landlords
(9 days ago) If your municipality is a home-rule municipality and has a crime free or nuisance amendment that directly conflicts with the Just Housing Amendment, then your home-rule municipality’s law would govern. Please keep in mind that most nuisance laws do not apply to new applications for housing.
Just Housing Amendment to the Human Rights Ordinance
(2 days ago) The applicant or a household member is a current sex offender required to register under the Sex Offender Registration Act (or similar law in another jurisdiction); The applicant or a household member is a current child sex offender under residency restriction; or
Cook County Awards $60K to Continue Law Enforcement Narcan
(2 days ago) “The Law Enforcement Narcan Program is a wonderful example of how nonprofits and law enforcement agencies can work together to literally save lives throughout our County.” Other JAG recipients include: Forest Park Police Department was awarded $15,000 to purchase 15 body worn camera main controller units.
Wi-Fi Access Cook County
(7 days ago) Wi-Fi Access at Law Library Locations. Wi-Fi internet access is available at all library locations. Passwords are available upon request from library staff. Daley Center The network name is 'ICN'. All Other Locations. The network name is 'Law Library'.
Shakman Information/ Employment Plan
(2 days ago) Overview. October 28, 1969, a lawsuit entitled Michael Shakman, et al., v. Democratic Organization of Cook County, et al., No. 69 C 2145 (N.D. Ill.) was filed seeking the court to prohibit Cook County and the Board of Commissioners of Cook County (“County Board”), among other defendants, from conditioning, basing or affecting any term or aspect of governmental employment upon or …
Just Housing Amendment Definitions Cook County
(3 days ago) Offense means a violation of any penal statute, ordinance, law, or code of any jurisdiction. Relevance as referenced in § 42-38(e)(2), refers to the degree to which an individual’s conviction history makes it likely that the applicant poses a demonstrable risk to the personal safety and/or property of others.
Immigration Cook County
(Just Now) This legal research guide features resources on immigration law in the United States. All websites are freely available to the public. For news about immigration law see our separate Legal News Sources guide. For resources available within the Law Library see our catalog. I. Self-Help Resources for Immigrants II. Federal Agencies and
President Preckwinkle Introduces Ordinance Requiring Lost
(2 days ago) It will allow law enforcement to go after individuals who are conducting straw purchases of guns for gangs and others who are obtaining guns illegally. I believe by passing this ordinance and working with local agencies we will be able to make our communities and streets safer places for our children and families.” President Preckwinkle noted
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Legislators
(5 days ago) Prior to the law, immigrants in deportation cases were not guaranteed the right to an appointed attorney, as in the case for criminal defendants. This legislation builds on the progress of the Cook County Office of the Public Defender’s immigration pilot that was launched earlier this year to provide legal advice to noncitizens.
Animal and Rabies Control
(7 days ago) Mission. Prevent the transmission of rabies from animal to man through vaccination, registration, education, legislation and surveillance. Decrease pet over-population by promoting spay/neuter programs. Ensure the compliance of quarantine protocol for all animal bite incidents to prevent the transmission of rabies.
Office of the Independent Inspector General
(5 days ago) Violation of a local, state, or federal law(s) Official misconduct: Contractor fraud: Breach of contract: Contractor waste: Contract oversight: Discrimination, Discriminatory Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation: Other
President Preckwinkle Applauds Signing of Juvenile Justice
(4 days ago) President Preckwinkle Applauds Signing of Juvenile Justice Bill. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today hailed action by the governor in signing into law juvenile justice reform legislation she championed this year. HB 6291 sponsored by state Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, which will take effect January 1, 2017, will reduce or