INSTRUCTIONS FOR DELIVERY OF A LANDLORD'S NOTICE AND TO BEGIN A CHICAGO EVICTION
NEED EVICTION FORMS?
SEE LINK BELOW FOR ILLINOIS-APPROVED EVICTION FORMS INCLUDING 5 - 10 - 30 DAY NOTICE FORMS
WHAT WILL AN EVICTION COST?
Unfortunately, evictions have always been unique "animals" due to the nature of the case, efficiency of the courts and sheriff's offices, as well as whether a tenant obtains counsel. Now, due to Covid, many rule-changes took place and it takes longer to raise rent or to terminate a lease for non-renewal (due to Chicago's Fair Notice Ordinance). It is impossible to predict an exact cost. That said, you will be charged ONLY for time spent on your case including court time, as well as for costs - including filing fees, sheriff/process service costs and out-of-pocket expenses.
Also, Court operations are slow, often log-jammed for hours with lawyers and parties waiting for cases to be called. As a result, it's impossible to know how long a case will take or how many court appearances will be required. This is especially true because Courts are mandating "early resolution programs" which are basically like mediation - and sometimes the parties have no choice about these things. The goal here is to get in an out as fast as possible - but where there used to be 30 cases on a docket, now it's hundreds per day and things are taking a very long time - which makes things more expensive.
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