Location of Maywood Courthouse
The Maywood Courthouse is located at 1500 Maybrook Drive, Maywood, Illinois 60153. It is just north of the I-290 Eisenhower Expressway and just east of First Avenue. In fact, you can see the back of the courthouse from the expressway.
Getting Around Maywood Courthouse
There is free parking at the Maywood Courthouse. It is located directly in front of the building and also along Maybrook Drive. The parking lot directly in front of the building is paved. There is an outer lot that is gravel with many potholes. Between those two lots, there is usually enough parking for everyone.
You’ll enter the courthouse from the main entrance across from the parking lot. 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. This is where most of the traffic-related cases are heard. The 200 level courtrooms are on the second floor. The Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is also on the second floor in room 236. You can also contact the Maywood Clerk at (708) 865-6040.
Types of Cases in Maywood Courthouse
The Maywood Courthouse hears petty and misdemeanor traffic offenses, as well as a variety of other civil and criminal cases. Felony DUI and felony suspended license offenses may also be heard in the Maywood Courthouse.
Petty and misdemeanor traffic offenses include:
- Aggravated speeding
- Reckless driving
- Misdemeanor DUI
- Other traffic tickets
Those cases are heard at 9:00 am, 10:30 am or 1:30 pm in Maywood.
Hiring a Lawyer for Court in Maywood
The rules and procedures for courthouses are not all the same. Having a lawyer that is familiar with the rules for a particular courthouse, its prosecutors and its judges, can be advantageous to your case.
Driver Defense Team is at the Maywood Courthouse almost daily and defends hundreds of tickets and cases in Maywood each year. Contact Driver Defense Team for a free consultation regarding your traffic case today.