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The First District Appellate Court is located in Chicago and hears cases appealed from trial courts in Cook County. The First District is divided into six divisions.

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Appellate Court District 1 - Local Rules

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1st District Local Rules
Effective starting July 1, 2021

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Appellate Court District 1 - Caseload Statistics


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