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HELP: SOMEONE’S BEEN ARRESTED

THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO IS CALL A LAWYER.

IF ANYONE IS BEING HELD BY THE POLICE IN ANY CITY OR TOWN IN COOK COUNTY,

THEY CAN CALL 844-817-4448 AND AN ATTORNEY WILL COME TO THE POLICE STATION TO REPRESENT THEM.

Sometimes, you need help that isn't directly related to Criminal Court. This page will provide helpful links to service agencies.

Help! Someone I know is incarcerated in the Cook County jail and I need to find out where to go.

If you or someone in your family has a criminal court case in Cook County, here's what you should know

If you are charged with a criminal offense, you will be required to appear in court for any hearings or proceedings, including status dates.