Free/Low Cost Legal Services

Local organizations that offer free or low cost legal services are listed below.

To find organziations that can address your legal question or issue, select from the topics at right.
Child Custody

Cabrini Green Legal Aid

740 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 738-2452

(312) 738-9200

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
33 N. Dearborn, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60602

(312) 332-1624

Court Facilitator Program

Third Municipal District Courthouse
2121 Euclid
Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008

Domestic Relations Courtroom
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Parentage/Parentage Courtroom
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Pro Bono Attorney Program

Fifth Municipal District Courthouse
10220 South 76th Avenue
Bridgeview, Illinois 60453
Lower Level, Cafeteria
Tuesdays only, 8 a.m. to 12 noon
Phone: (708) 371-4930

Legal assistance provided by the Southwest Suburban Bar Association


  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Small claims matters
  • Filing of wills
  • Orders of protection
  • Expungement paperwork review
  • Limited matters relating to divorce/custody/parentage 

Referrals to an attorney also available.

The Pro Bono attorney cannot represent clients in court.

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