No two courthouses are exactly the same when it comes to their rules and procedures. That’s why it can be advantageous to hire a lawyer that is familiar with the Bridgeview Courthouse and its staff.
Getting Around Bridgeview Courthouse
The Bridgeview Courthouse is located at 10220 S. 76th Ave, Bridgeview, Illinois 60455. It is just west of Harlem Avenue and just north of 103rd Street. You must enter off 76th Avenue.
There is free parking in the lot just north of the Bridgeview Courthouse. It is located off 76th Avenue. There is usually enough parking for everyone but on some days it may be difficult to find a parking spot.
From the parking lot, you’ll walk south and enter the courthouse from the main entrance which faces 76th Avenue. You must pass metal detectors and security to enter. As of the date of this writing, you are permitted to bring cell phones into the courthouse.
Once you’ve passed security, you will want to find your courtroom. The 100 level rooms are on the first floor. You may take the escalator or elevator to the second floor to reach the 200 level courtrooms. The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is also on the second floor. You can also contact the Bridgeview Clerk at (708) 974-6500.
Types of Cases in Bridgeview Courthouse
A variety of civil and criminal cases are heard in Bridgeview’s court, including petty and misdemeanor traffic offenses. More serious traffic offenses, such as felony DUI and felony suspended license, are also be heard in Bridgeview.
Minor traffic offenses are heard three times a day (9:00 am, 10:30 am or 1:30 pm). These offenses include minor traffic tickets, misdemeanor DUI and reckless driving.