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Cook County: Richard J. Daley Center

District: 1 | Circuit: Cook County
Cook County

50 W. Washington Street - Room 2600
Chicago, IL - Illinois 60602
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (312) 603-6000 Visit Website

The Richard J. Daley Center is located in central downtown Chicago. This facility houses multiple divisions and districts of the Circuit Court of Cook County including:

First Municipal District (Civil, Traffic, and Housing)

Chancery Division

County Division

Domestic Relations Division

Law Division

Probate Division



  • Copier
  • Court Disability Coordinator Kate Verrant, Office of the Chief Judge - Cook County, (312) 603-1915,
  • Digital Recording The court uses digital recording for Traffic and Eviction matters heard in the First Municipal District. Further information on digital recording can be found on the courts website at
  • E-filing Kiosk There are public access eFile workstations located in all suburban districts and civil case types divisional (Chancery, Civil, County, Domestic Relations, Domestic Violence, Law and Probate) offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Clerk.Self-paced eFiling T
  • Food For the general public, there is a Starbucks coffee shop in the lower lever of the Daley Center. Additionally, there are a variety of food services available nearby.
  • Internet
  • Language Access The Circuit Court of Cook County provides court interpreters to facilitate the participation in court proceedings of persons who either: do not speak English; or do not speak English as their primary language and who have limited ability to read, speak, write or understand English (known as Limited English Proficiency or LEP). Further information can be found on the court's website at:
  • Law Library The Law Library is located in Room 2900 of the Daley Center. The phone number is (312) 603-5423. For additional information, including hours of operation, please visit the county's website at
  • Legal Nav
  • Mandatory Arbitration Program Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Center222 North LaSalle Street, 13th FloorChicago, Illinois 60601Phone: (312) 793-0125Fax: (312) 793-0146Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Kimberly Atz O'Brien, Arbitration AdministratorEmelda Wilkins, Deputy Administrator
  • Mobile Devices Allowed
  • Printer
  • Public Transportation
  • Self-Help Center The Court has various Help Desks in Courthouse's throughout the county. For information on the Chicago and Suburban Help Desks, visit the court's website at
  • Waiting Room Richard J. Daley Center50 West Washington Street, Room 1319Chicago, Illinois 60602(312) 603-6252Accepts children between the ages of 2 (toilet trained) and 12For more information, please visit