Bridgeview Courthouse: Essential Facts
If you or a loved one have a matter pending at the Bridgeview Courthouse, Cook County Circuit Court’s Fifth District court, you’ll find some important information about the court and the services it offers below.
Location and Hours:
10220 S. 76th Avenue
Bridgeview, Illinois 60453
The courthouse is accessible by public transportation, and you can plan your route by using the RTA’s trip planner, found here. Free parking is available in the lot on the north side of the courthouse.
Court calls for hearings, motions, or trials generally begin at 9 a.m., but the courthouse is open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cities and Villages served by the Bridgeview Courthouse:
Alsip, Bedford Park, Bridgeview, Burbank, Burr Ridge, Chicago Ridge, Crestwood, Countryside, Evergreen Park, Forest View, Hickory Hills, Hinsdale, Hodgkins, Hometown, Indian Head Park, Justice, LaGrange, Lemont, Lyons, Merrionette Park, McCook, Oak Lawn, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Stickney, Summit, Tinley Park, Western Springs, West Haven, Willow Springs, Worth.
Case Status Information:
Limited information on civil, chancery, probate, and domestic relations cases, such as the parties involved and any upcoming court dates, can be found by searching the court’s Electronic Case Docket, linked to here. Information on other cases, including traffic cases and misdemeanors, can be retrieved by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, at 708-974-6500.
Courthouse Departments and Locations:
Children’s Advocacy Room: Offers childcare for children, from infants to age 16, for those who are attending to courthouse business. Call 708-974-7023 for more information.
Civil Cases: Courtrooms 203, 205, and 206 are reserved for civil actions, including small claims, evictions, name changes, and paternity.
Law Library: Located in Room 221 is a law library accessible to the public. Users can access such legal databases as Lexis and Westlaw for statute and case information, as well as the Circuit Court’s system, and use the court’s wi-fi. Printer use is also available. Visitors may make copies of the legal materials for $.10/page, and use the fax machine for $1.00/page. The library’s hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., but will be closed from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on days when only one staff person is working.
Criminal Cases: Courtrooms 102, 105, 207, and 208 handle misdemeanor offenses. Courtrooms 201, 202, 209, and 210 handle traffic and ordinance violations.
Domestic Violence: Courtroom 204 handles domestic violence matters, including orders of protection.
Juvenile Justice Division: Hearings on matters pertaining to juveniles are held in Courtroom 030.
Call Attorney John Fairman for Representation in Bridgeview Courthouse Criminal Proceedings
Criminal charges can have a huge impact on your future. If you’re facing a significant criminal matter at the Bridgeview Courthouse, don’t try to handle it on your own. Entrust your case to a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney, to give yourself the best chance at a bright future. For a consultation on your criminal case, contact the experienced and determined Homewood criminal defense lawyer John Fairman, at 708-799-4848.