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Effective August 30, 2021, you will now be able to eFile and eServe in Cook County Law District 1 Chicago on File & ServeXpress.

Please explore the informational documents and videos included on this page in order to best prepare you and your organization for the new, combined workflow. Webinar training sessions are also available, and that registration can be found in the Training Sessions section.

Downloads & Tutorials

Single Filing Flow User Guide
How To: Create an Account
Tutorial: Case Initiation
Tutorial: Subsequent Filing

frequently asked questions

Effective August 30, 2021, all FSIL/FSX users will now be able to eFile and eServe on File & ServeXpress in the Master Asbestos litigation matter, Jurisdiction Cook County Law District 1 Chicago. The necessity to eFile in FSIL and then eServe in FSX in this matter will cease.
Yes, each platform is unique, and both are easily maneuverable. Video user guides and a “Single Flow” document are available above to assist our clients in mastering the eFiling/eService experience.

We highly recommend attending a training session even if you regularly eFile/eServe with FSX, as Cook County has several nuances. Scheduled training sessions and a link to register can be found at the bottom of this page, here.
Cook County Law District 1 Chicago is integrated with the state portal.

There are two locations where you will have to enter your FSIL username and password in order to authenticate and connect the case information. We’ve outlined these steps in the Single Flow Document, please refer to Steps 3 and 5.
Yes, you will need a File & ServeXpress account in order to eFile/eServe your documents, and to receive eService through FSX in your cases. You can register your firm here. If you already have an FSX account, you will continue to use the existing account for your eFiling/eService transactions.
File & ServeXpress stores all documents filed and served on its secure web-based platform. We will send you an Accepted email notification by which you may log into FSX and retrieve your file-stamped documents. Access to the documents you file, or are served with, will not expire and will always be available on FSX.
File & ServeXpress will advance statutory filing fees to the court on your behalf the day after the court accepts your filing. FSX will then invoice your firm monthly.
Please contact File & ServeXpress Client Support at 888-529-7587, and select Option 2 for Cook County priority support. Help is available 24/7.
For each filing, you will be required to enter your eFileIL login credentials on the ‘Review & Submit’ tab before submitting. This is what you use when signing onto File & Serve Illinois, or any provider that is registered with the state’s eFiling portal, Odyssey.

Upcoming Training Sessions

To request a training session, please use the link below to contact our training team or email them directly at fileandservetraining@fileandservexpress.com.