Chicago marriage, traffic courts close Saturday for NATO summit

Posted5/15/2012 4:49 PM

Dozens of couples who planned on tying the knot at Cook County's marriage and civil union court this Saturday will have to make other arrangements.

Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans of the Circuit Court of Cook County announced Tuesday that the marriage and civil union court at 119 W. Randolph St., Chicago, will close for the day in response to the upcoming NATO summit Sunday and Monday at McCormick Place. The court will reopen Monday.


Courthouses in Rolling Meadows and Skokie are no longer open for business on Saturdays.

Additionally, cases scheduled to be heard in the Daley Center traffic courtrooms this Friday afternoon have been rescheduled to a new date, Evans announced in a statement. The clerk of the circuit court will mail notices to individuals in those cases informing them of the new court date.

Anyone with traffic cases scheduled to be heard at the Daley Center on that date can check the clerk's websiteat for more information.

The Cook County Law Library, also in the Daley Center, will close at 5 p.m. on Friday and remain closed on Saturday.

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