Commonly Used Documents

Cases related to the Department of Animal Control, the Cook County Forest Preserve, and the Sheriff’s Police have their own distinct Motion to Set-Aside, Motion to Advance, and Motion to Continue forms. Please make sure that you file the appropriate corresponding motion form for Animal Control, the Cook County Forest Preserve, and Sheriff’s Police cases. If you have any other type of case and wish to file a Motion to Set-Aside, Motion to Advance, and Motion to Continue then please use the general forms.  

All motions must be submitted by mail, fax, in-person or email. Motions can be mailed or submitted in-person Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at: Cook County Department of Administrative Hearings, 118 North Clark Street Room 1140, Chicago IL., 60602. Motions can be faxed to 312-603-2125. A motion can be emailed to info@cookcountyil.gov. If a motion is mailed, fax, or emailed the respondent should call 312-603-2120 to ensure that the motion was received by the Department of Administrative Hearings.

Informational Documents
DownloadFreedom of Information Act Request Form

DownloadAppeal of Final Order Information Sheet
DownloadNotice of Default  

General Forms
DownloadMotion to Set-Aside the Default Judgment
DownloadMotion to Advance
DownloadMotion to Continue  

Animal Control Forms
DownloadAC Motion to Set-Aside the Default Judgment
DownloadAC Motion to Advance AC
DownloadAC Motion to Continue  

Forest Preserve Forms
DownloadFP Motion to Set-Aside the Default Judgment
DownloadFP Motion to Advance
DownloadFP Motion to Continue

Sheriff's Police
All Sheriff’s Police cases, except Sheriff Vehicle Impoundments, are heard at the following locations: Bridgeview, Chicago, Markham, Rolling Meadows and Skokie. You may choose one location where you can make an appearance before a judge regarding your motion. If you have a Sheriff Vehicle Impoundment case your hearing will be held in Maywood and you must use the corresponding Impoundment forms.

DownloadSP Motion to Set-Aside the Default Judgement
DownloadSP Motion to Advance
DownloadSP Motion to Continue


Sheriff Vehicle Impoundment
DownloadSVI Motion to Set-Aside the Default Judgement
DownloadSVI Motion to Advance
DownloadSVI Motion to Continue


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