Family Law/Divorce Useful Telephone Numbers

Family Law/Divorce Useful Telephone Numbers

Last updated: October 2006

Note:The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution Act and Paternity Act changed on January 1, 2016. The most up-to-date information can be found in the following articles: Parentage (formerly Paternity), Divorce, Allocation of Parental Responsibilities (formerly Custody), Parenting Time (formerly Visitation), and Child Support.

LAF Family Law Project

LAF Divorce and Family Law Project:  (312) 431-2255

Sheriff (Summons Info):  (312) 603-4922

Court Interpreter:  (312) 603-4880

Court Reporter’s Office:  (312) 603-8404

Daley Center Clerk for Family Law (to check on the status of a case):  (312) 603-6300  

Mediation:  (312) 603-1540

Office of the Public Guardian:  (312) 603-0800, for GAL

Department of Supportive Services:  (312) 603-0550, for home study

Forensic Clinical Services:  (773) 869-6100, for custody evaluation

Child Support Enforcement:  (312) 603-2000

State Disbursement Unit:  (877) 225-7077

Chicago Bar Association Lawyer Referral Services:  (312) 554-2001

Cook County Jail:  (773) 890-7100

To get a Cook County Jail inmate’s ID number:  (773) 869-5245

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