This section applies to court-annexed arbitration in the 19th Circuit (Lake County). The arbitration rules of the Illinois Supreme Court are referenced within. In this circuit, the amount in controversy must exceed $10,000 but not exceed $50,000. It includes actions subject to mandatory arbitration, qualifications to be an arbitrator, procedures for the scheduling of hearings, discovery, administration of the hearings, awards and judgments.
19th Judicial Circuit Local Rule Chapter 7 - Mandatory Arbitration ProgramOct. 9, 2007