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Cook, Boone, Winnebago County Courts Closed Due to Weather, DuPage Courts Remain Open

The Circuit Court of Cook County is closed today, Friday, Feb. 9, due to severe winter weather, according to a statement released by the court. With the exception of Central Bond Court at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago and juvenile detention hearings at the Juvenile Center in Chicago, there will be no court in session in any Cook County courthouse and the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court will be closed. All cases set for today will be rescheduled.

The Boone and Winnebago County courts, court offices, and arbitration center will be closed, according to an announcement on the 17th Judicial Circuit website. All court cases impacted by the closure will be rescheduled. For additional information, please contact the Office of the Winnebago County Circuit Clerk on the next open business day at 815-319-4500 or the Office of the Boone County Circuit Clerk at 815-544-0371.         

The 18th Judicial Circuit Court will remain open during regular business hours, according to an announcement on the court's website. Updates will be posted to the website. 

Please check your court's website for additional information on weather-related closures. Links to circuit court websites are available on the Illinois Courts website. 

Posted on February 9, 2018 by Sara Anderson