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About Us

Loop Clerking Service, Inc.  is a full service clerking firm, specializing in Chicago/Cook County real estate closing services and Cook County civil case services.

Our Services

Our clientele includes attorneys / law firms, title insurance / settlement companies, real estate investors, mortgage companies, Realtors, and individuals.

Online Forms

Easy to use online forms that allow you to upload your document.


Chicago City Hall (except Room 107) and the Cook County Recorder are closed to the public.

City of Chicago: Water Department – Closed to the public.  Online process has not changed (water certs take 1-10 business days)

City of Chicago: Zoning Department – Closed to the public.  Longer wait times (zoning certs take around two weeks)

Cook County Recorder – Closed to the public. We can only E-Record exempt deeds, mortgages, releases, and limited types of other documents (turnaround time is 6 weeks).  We can overnight non-exempt deeds, Deceased Joint Tenancy affidavits, condo declarations, plats, and other documents that cannot be e-recorded (turnaround time is 3-8 weeks).

Cook County Clerk: Real Estate & Tax Division – Redemption payments and Estimate of Redemption requests are now being accepted in-person (turnaround time for all bills is 1-2 weeks).

Cook County Treasurer – Payments accepted in-person.

Daley Center – We can obtain copies of court files via email (turnaround time depends on the Division).  We can file wills and obtain certified copies by FedEx.  Limited services are provided in-person.

Suburban municipal offices – Inquire within.  Some Village Halls are closed to the public, and only conducting business by phone, email, and FedEx.

Loop Clerking Service, Inc. is a professional clerking service located in Chicago, Illinois.  We specialize in assisting attorneys, title companies, Realtors, and investors with real estate closings, property transfers, and judicial sale purchases for Chicago and suburban Cook County properties.  Services include obtaining Chicago Water Certifications (Full Payment Certificates), Chicago Zoning Certificates, Cook County tax searches/bills, Cook County recordings/transfer tax stamps, and other title-related documents.  We will prepare MyDec online tax declarations for your deed recordings.

We provide court-related services to attorneys and law firms, which includes eviction filings, courtesy copy deliveries, and court file copying at the Daley Center and other local courthouses.