DUI, Rolling Meadows Courthouse
The Third Municipal District Courthouse (commonly referred to as the Rolling Meadows courthouse) is located in Northwest Suburban Cook County and many DUI matters are prosecuted here on a daily basis. There are two felony courtrooms on the first floor of the building that have Felony DUI prosecutions heard daily, but the overwhelming number of DUI prosecutions consist of misdemeanor cases which are heard in various courtrooms on the first and second floor of the building. The Rolling Meadows courthouse has a high volume of both DUI and general misdemeanor cases from various suburbs in the northwestern portion of Cook County.
The villages that comprise the Rolling Meadows Courthouse include Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, the southern portion of Buffalo Grove, parts of Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Rosemont, Bartlett, Hanover Park, Harwood Heights, Roselle, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Rolling Meadows, Schiller Park, South Barrington, Wheeling, Prospect Heights, Mount Prospect, Streamwood, Inverness, Hoffman Estates, Norridge, and Palatine. These villages have designated court appearance date(s) throughout each month where Officers are scheduled to appear for both petty offense and misdemeanor cases. The State’s Attorney’s Office headed by the county’s elected official, Anita Alvarez, prosecutes the majority of DUI matters in the Third Municipal District. Barrington and Barrington Hills are two villages where Village Prosecutors have been hired to prosecute first and second offender DUI matters. Keep in mind that every Illinois State Police DUI arrest and those DUI arrests made by the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department within the Third Municipal District are prosecuted by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
In addition to DUI cases, the misdemeanor courtrooms in the Rolling Meadows courthouse may also have other misdemeanor offenses mixed in with DUI cases and other traffic-related matters, as well as village ordinance violations. Domestic Violence matters are only heard in courtroom 207 of the building, and do not have other types of cases heard in this room. The DUI defense attorneys at The Davis Law Group, P.C. have many years of experience practicing in this courthouse and are familiar with the courthouse procedures, judges, Village Prosecutors, Assistant State’s Attorneys, and Clerks of the Circuit Court. The misdemeanor judges in the Rolling Meadows courthouse rotate throughout the various courtrooms in the building. The Chief Judge’s office releases the judicial assignments for courtrooms in the Third Municipal District on a monthly basis. The defense attorneys at The Davis Law Group, P.C. are always mindful of these judicial assignments as it can have a significant impact on the outcome of your case. Please contact us if you require legal assistance for any DUI or traffic-related matter in the Third Municipal District courthouse at 2121 Euclid Avenue in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.