Category Archives: Sheriff

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

Tom Dart the Sheriff of Cook County and his deputies appears to be working hard to reduce the eviction backlog caused by the harsh winter

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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

Cook County Sheriff warns Illinois landlords of delays in enforcing orders for possession and judgments against tenants

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Update on extreme cold in Cook County as it relates to tenant evictions

Cold weather delays tenant evictions in Cook County.

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Did you know there are two Cook County Sheriff websites?

UPDATE 3/1/18:  This post is no longer correct.  The Sheriff website seems only to exist at cookcountysheriff.org – I am leaving the post up, but the links are NO LONGER UP TO DATE! I was poking around on the internet … Continue reading

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Cook County Sheriff Sending Emails for Scheduled Evictions!

Cook County Sheriff informs landlord of pending eviction enforcement via email

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Brrrr… looks like Cook County eviction enforcement won’t resume today

UPDATE:  This was originally posted on January 6, but as of January 9, 2014, it looks like things are still not on track for evictions tomorrow.  As I understand it, weather permitting, evictions will begin again on January 13, 2014. … Continue reading

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Cook County Holiday / December / Winter Eviction Moratorium Starts Soon

No eviction order for possession will be enforced by the Cook County Sheriff in forcible entry cases from December 16, 2013 to January 3, 2014

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How not to evict tenants in Chicago

Tom Dart alleges property management company is serving illegal eviction notices

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