Skokie Court Criminal and DUI lawyers
If you're headed to court in Skokie, Illinois for a Cook county felony or misdemeanor Criminal offense, Cook County DUI, or a petty offense traffic violation, your case will be heard at the courthouse on Old Orchard road, where our law firm has been appearing with clients for decades. These cases involve complaints from Skokie, Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Northbrook, Northfield, Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe, Glenview, Lincolnwood, Evanston, Golf and Kenilworth, as well as hearing some north-side of Chicago cases.
The Second Municipal District Court of Cook County, as it is officially known, is located at 5600 Old Orchard Road in Skokie. It is often referred to by attorneys, judges, clerks or police personnel simply as "Old Orchard" or "the Skokie courthouse". This is one of six municipal Cook county Illinois courts that hears a wide range of cases including:
- Suburban DUI and related matters both felony and misdemeanor, as well as north side Chicago felony criminal cases
- traffic ticket violations, including;
- Aggravated Speeding
- driving while suspended,
- failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident,
- failure to yield,
- leaving the scene of an accident,
- disobeying a traffic control device,
- Criminal Felony and Misdemeanor offenses including:
- Burglary and Residential Burglary
- Criminal Sexual Assault
- Criminal Sexual Abuse
- Retail theft
- Domestic battery
- Harassment or stalking
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Possession with intent to deliver
- Aggravated Assault or Battery
- Resisting arrest or Obstructing a Peace Officer
- Expungement and Sealing petitions to clear criminal records
If you are under investigation for a crime or charged with a criminal DUI or traffic offense in Illinois that will be heard in Skokie, you need a skilled Illinois criminal defense lawyer familiar with the Skokie court and procedures involved as soon as possible.
If you are facing criminal charges, we suggest you contact a Skokie criminal defense lawyer from our firm now to schedule a free consultation with our attorneys.
Information about the Skokie Courthouse:
Built in the '80s, covered parking is available, including several handicap spots. The parking garage includes stairwells and two elevators. Internally, an elevator is available to reach the second floor and basement area, and an escalator to the second floor is available near the main entrance.
The Clerk of Court's office, where much of the business of the Court is conducted including payment of fines and filing of motions, is located on the first floor directly ahead of the main entrance. The Clerk accepts payments by check, cash, money order and credit or debit card with a convenience fee. An ATM is available directly next to the Clerk's office.
The Adult Probation Department, Social Services Office, TASC and Central States Institute for Alcohol and Substance abuse evaluation and treatment services are all located on the second floor.
Felony cases pending Preliminary Hearing or misdemeanor and felony bond hearings, including for Chicago Felony criminal cases are held in room 105 on the main floor.
Suburban Felony matters on the trial call are heard in rooms 206 and 207, and north side Chicago Felony matters are heard in room 107, 108, 208 and 209.
Misdemeanor criminal, traffic and DUI matters are heard in rooms 101, 102, 103, 104, and matters set for misdemeanor jury trial are heard in room 205. Skokie court Domestic battery and other domestic violence related matters are heard in room 106. Public transportation via the Pace bus system arrives at the front door of the courthouse, and the Court is located less than a mile directly west of the Edens expressway on Old Orchard road.
For help with Criminal, DUI, Traffic or expungement or sealing in Skokie, call the lawyers at Fagan, Fagan & Davis 24/7.