Category Archives: Sheriff

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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Polar Vortex Deja Vous and Eviction

Evictions and the Weather Forecast 2015 Although the eviction moratorium is set to end today, I have my doubts that the Sheriff will be working tomorrow.  The weather forecast for tomorrow (1/6/15) predicts a high of 14 degrees and a … Continue reading

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2014 Eviction Moratorium Scheduled

A Screeching Halt to Evictions The Cook County general order establishing an eviction moratorium for the winter of 2014/15 has been entered.  There will be no evictions enforced by the Sheriff of Cook County from December 18, 2014 through January … Continue reading

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You still don’t get it, do you Mr. Mark Brown?

Columnist conveniently ignores fact that eviction system needs reform Chicago Sun Times columnist Mark Brown is at it again.  He’s written another column calling out State Representative Monique Davis for her (third, revised) attempt to reform our broken Cook County … Continue reading

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Sheriff working hard to reduce winter backlog

Sheriff’s Deputies processing lots of evictions Props and kudos to Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and his Sheriff’s Deputies who are clearly (to me) working their tails off to get eviction orders processed.  The horrible cold has created an unbelievable … Continue reading

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The Sheriff does not remove the tenant’s possessions

I received the following question from a reader of this blog: Does anyone know after the sheriff comes to evict the tenant from the apartment, the process for the tenant to remove their personal property? Does the landlord have to … Continue reading

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Cook County Sheriff warns that eviction orders might go stale

Eviction enforcement by Sheriff could take longer than 120 Days! Today (February 4, 2014), the eviction schedule website for the Cook County Sheriff includes an ominous additional warning.  Landlords in eviction lawsuits are being advised that because of the number … Continue reading

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