Chancery (CH)

is an equitable relief in matters such as foreclosures, trusts, and title to real property.

This case category includes the following case types:

  • Appointment of a Special Administrator
  • Construction of Inter vivos trust
  • Construction of testamentary trust (after probate case is disposed)
  • Detinue
  • Equitable Lien
  • Exhume Body
  • Foreclosure of a security interest in personal property
  • Injunction (except in Tax and Dissolution cases)
  • Interpleader
  • Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosure
  • Partition
  • Partnership Dissolution
  • Petition for Issuance of Marriage Certificate (Adult)
  • Quiet Title
  • Recision of Contract
  • Removal of Private Compromising Image (Take-Down Order)
  • Restraining Order
  • Specific Performance
  • Structured settlement (Original Action to Assign)
  • Trust Administration

Chancery FAQs

You may file a Motion and Notice of Motion, appear in court and ask the judge for a new mediation date. Your request will be at the discretion of the judge.

Typically, a tenant has thirty days to vacate the premises after a sheriff’s sale is confirmed. However, each case may vary and you should carefully read your court order to see how much time was allotted.


Person to Hold Judicial or Foreclosure Sales of Real Estate

Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, all Judicial and Foreclosure Sales of Real Estate ordered as of the result of the foreclosure of a mortgage shall be assigned to the Court's Auctioneer who acts on behalf of both the Sheriff of Will County and the Circuit Court. The Court's Auctioneer shall prepare all documents required. The attorney for plaintiff shall furnish all information requested by the Court’s Auctioneer. The Plaintiff shall also give notice of the sale pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c)(3) to all parties in the action who have appeared and have not been found by the Court to be in default for failure to plead.


Chancery Forms
Lis Pendens Notice - 15D

Written Notice Used to Record That Lawsuit Concerning Real Estate Has Been Filed

Lis Pendens Notice - 15D