Category Archives: Eviction

More on “sealing” eviction records in Illinois

Misguided proposed law to seal evictions even for cause, foreclosure, or nonpayment of rent evict

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Follow up on eviction timing

I just saw a story in the Chicago Tribune indicating that the Cook County Sheriff “this week” enforced an eviction order entered on December 15, 2017 against a Logan Square health club.  Doing some quick math, that’s about an 11 … Continue reading

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Winter evictions are slowed in Cook County

Periodically, I like to do a little anecdotal sample of cases to see where the Sheriff is running when it comes to Cook County evictions.  Based on a VERY unscientific poll, it seems that evictions from early December are now … Continue reading

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Cold weather shuts down Cook County evictions

It has not yet been dubbed a polar vortex, but whether it is a “bomb cyclone”, “polar vortex”, or arctic air mass, one thing is certain, it is COLD!  Despite the end of the scheduled holiday moratorium on eviction enforcement … Continue reading

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Billing for most Cook County evictions

Illinois eviction attorney information on Cook County Illinois eviction billing and lawyer fees and charges for forcible entry cases Daly Center

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Should I evict? Naah, the lease is almost over!

Why most Illinois landlords are wrong about their bad tenants! Many landlords waver at the decision to evict.  That’s natural.  To most landlords, evictions are scary.  Worse yet, Illinois evictions are expensive, uncertain, and take lots of time.  Luckily, the … Continue reading

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2016-17 Cook County Sheriff Holiday Eviction Moratorium

Cook County Eviction winter “stay” starts soon It is that time of year where the Cook County Circuit Court extends some holiday cheer to tenants (certainly not to landlords) and prohibits the Sheriff from enforcing eviction orders.  By way of … Continue reading

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No Cook County evictions in this cold weather!

The repercussions of cold weather could be far reaching. For 2016-17 moratorium, click here I don’t want to state the obvious, but landlords should keep in mind that the Cook County Sheriff is ordered by the Circuit Court of Cook … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Cook County winter eviction moratorium set

Cook County sets annual holiday break from evictions For 2016-17 holiday eviction moratorium, click here The Circuit Court of Cook County has determined by way of General Order 2015-04 that the winter eviction moratorium has been set for the time … Continue reading

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Cook County cancels evictions for the week of January 5, 2015

Bad weather cancels Cook Co. evictions this week As I wrote about yesterday, the weather outside is frightful.  And when the weather gets frightful, the circuit court’s general order tends to turn off the eviction spigot.  And in response, the … Continue reading

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