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

Cook evictions called off because of cold weather. For those of you landlords who have been following the Cook County Sheriff’s eviction schedule web page, you will have noticed that evictions are once again this week canceled for the 24th … Continue reading

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Cook County Holiday / December / Winter Eviction Moratorium Starts Soon

Update: look here for information on the 2014-2015 winter moratorium It is that time of year when Christmas is in the air and tenants across Cook County get a respite from eviction in the form of an eviction moratorium.  On … Continue reading

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How not to evict tenants in Chicago

News agencies across the City of Chicago are reporting that Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is calling for a local property management company to stop serving illegal eviction notices.  (This story has a copy of the purported notice which is … Continue reading

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After the Illinois eviction trial

Hypothetical: A Chicago landlord pays an attorney to draft a 5 day notice. The landlord pays a process server to serve the notice. The tenant does not pay, so the landlord pays an attorney to draft a complaint, pays a … Continue reading

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Quick Q&A: When does the Cook County sheriff work for evictions?

Does the Cook County Sheriff evict on weekends?  No. When do Cook County evictions take place?  Weekdays between 8am and 2pm.  Evictions are scheduled on the Sheriff’s website based on Sheriff’s receipt number and district number.  Landlords typically find out … Continue reading

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What happens after getting an order for possession?

So, the landlord has served a notice, waited the notice period, filed a lawsuit, went to court, and had a trial.  At the end of the trial, the court awarded the plaintiff-landlord an “order for possession”.  The order for possession … Continue reading

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Quick note: Cook County Sheriff speed

Right now, based on anecdotal experience, the Cook County Sheriff seems to be taking around four to six weeks to come out to enforce an order to evict a tenant. Frankly, for January and compared to previous years, that’s pretty … Continue reading

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Sovereign citizen defense fails in McHenry County criminal trespass after eviction case

An article in the Daily Herald describes a McHenry County man who now faces jail time for moving back into the real estate he occupied before being evicted.  According to the article, a jury found the man guilty of criminal … Continue reading

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Winter eviction moratorium set

As expected, the Cook County Sheriff will not be enforcing orders for possession to evict any tenants from December 19, 2011 to January 2, 2012.  After this coming Friday, tenants will have a 17 day reprieve from being evicted. However, … Continue reading

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