Category Archives: Sheriff

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?

I was poking around on the internet today and discovered that you can reach the Cook County Sheriff at two DIFFERENT web addresses!  One is:

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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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After the Illinois eviction trial

After Chicago landlord obtains order for possession, Sheriff can enforce it. Landlords should not engage in wrongful eviction or change locks.

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January 2013 update on Cook County Sheriff’s eviction speed

It is, of course, impossible to know an exact time for Cook County eviction enforcement, but my experience is that there is only a short delay right now.  My best guess as to the current timing from placement of an … Continue reading

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