Until further order of court, effective July 6, 2020, the Domestic Relations Division began hearing all matters by videoconferencing. In the table below, you will find a summary of all 26 general orders entered by the Presiding Judge. Clicking on the general order number in left-hand column will take you directly to the order itself on the Circuit Court’s Website.


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Probate Remote Court Procedures

Per the Probate Division’s General Administrative Order 2020 P 8, hearings will be held remotely via Zoom.  Detailed instructions are available in RELATED DOWNLOADS. Each Probate Judge has unique Zoom login information which will be provided to you before your hearing. If you are new to Zoom or have never used Zoom for court before, we

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Cook County Property Taxes

Cook County property taxes can be extremely complicated to figure out. From buying property, to appealing property taxes, to reviewing a mortgage servicer’s calculation in an escrow analysis, understanding the basics is essential. There is a wealth of free information readily available on various county websites. This CLE will focus on how to obtain that information and then how to make sense of it.

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2020 Honor Roll Inductees

2020 Honor Roll Inductees Every year CVLS honors volunteers who have distinguished themselves in providing pro bono services to low-income clients. These volunteers exemplify Chicago Pro Bono. Dimitra A. AndersonHEL.Las Read Bio Dimitra A. Anderson HEL.Las Legal Clinic Dimitra Anderson has been a supporter and active Hel.LAS volunteer since our clinic first opened its doors

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Zoom in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced many judges to start holding remote hearings over Zoom. In this seminar, Carol Casey will discuss how to prepare your clients for a Zoom hearing, and how to prepare yourself for a remote contested hearing. It isn’t likely that Zoom will be going anywhere soon, and these skills will be crucial for attorneys for the foreseeable future.

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