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Cook County: Domestic Violence Court

District: 1 | Circuit: Cook County
Cook County

555 W. Harrison Street - Suite 4400
Chicago, IL - Illinois 60607
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (312) 325-9000 Visit Website

The Domestic Violence Courthouse is located south loop in downtown Chicago. The Domestic Violence Division hears matters concerning: civil orders of protection, civil no contact orders and stalking no contact orders. In addition, the division hears criminal actions involving relationships defined by the Illinois Domestic Violence Act including: all matters through the preliminary hearing or indictment in which the most serious offense charged is a Class 1, 2, or 3 felony; Class 4 felonies; misdemeanors and aggravated stalking.

Further information on the Domestic Violence Division can be found on the court's website.



  • Child Waiting Room For more information, please visit this page
  • Copier
  • Court Disability Coordinator Nairee Hagopian
  • Digital Recording The court uses digital recording matters heard in the Domestic Violence Courthouse. Further information on digital recording can be found on the Court's website.
  • E-filing Kiosk There are public access e-File workstations located in all suburban district offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Clerk. For additional information, visit the Clerk of the Circuit Court's website
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  • Food (Vending/Other) There is vending, public phones, and public lounge area in Room 2010.
  • Internet
  • Lactation Rooms For more information, please visit this page
  • 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.
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  • Mandatory Arbitration Program For more information, please visit this page
  • Mobile Devices Allowed
  • Printer
  • Public Transportation
  • Remote Proceedings View Remote Proceeding Information
  • Self-Help Center For more information, please visit this page
  • Waiting Room 555 West Harrison Street, Room 1800 Chicago, Illinois 60605 (312) 325-9110 Accepts infants and children through ages 16. Also, mental health assessments are conducted and referrals are made to court and community agencies at the Children's Advocacy Clinic.