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SELF HELP WEB CENTER
The Sixth Municipal District Self-Help Web Center offers a computer workstation that provides web-based tools and legal resources created by the Illinois Legal Aid Online. Information on Illinois law and court procedure, court forms, automated court documents, instructional videos and referral are available.  Located on the lower level in the Cook County Law Library, room 072 or at
http://markham.illinoislegalaid.org. Monday - Friday, from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The Web Center is only staffed Monday – Friday, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

CARPLS HOTLINE
The CARPLS Hotline is available in the Web Center, where attorneys are accessible to asses and respond to a wide range of civil problems; or provide referrals to other legal aid services. The CARPLS Hotline is available Monday – Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.

LEGAL AID BUREAU OF METROPOLITAN FAMILY SERVICES
The Legal Aid Bureau of Metropolitan Family Services offers free civil legal assistance for those that qualify, every Friday 9:30 – 12:30, in room 204H, or 312-986-4200.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION OF METROPOLITAN CHICAGO
Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago provides free civil legal assistance to those that qualify on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, in room 204H, or 708-271-4970.

SOUTH SUBURBAN BAR ASSOCIATION
The South Suburban Bar Association offers pro bono assistance on Thursdays between 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  The pro bono center is located on the lower level of the courthouse next to courtroom 098.  Appointments for this service may be made in the Clerk’s Office, room 119, 708-232-4310.

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