Free/Low Cost Legal Services

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

To find organizations that can address your legal question or issue, select from the topics at right.
Elderly


CARPLS
(312) 738-9200
www.carpls.org

Hours: Mon. & Wed.      9:00am - 7:30pm
           Tue., Thu., Fri.  9:30am  - 4:30pm

CBA Senior Citizens Will Program
(312) 554-2001
lrs.chicagobar.org/pages/senior-wills

At various Chicago area senior centers; costs range from $50 to $125

Center for Disability and Elder Law
(312) 376-1880
www.cdelaw.org

  • Employment discrimination based on age or disability
  • Monthly clinics at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital

Chicago Bar Association Bar Attorney Program
(312) 554-2001 voice
(312) 554-2055 TTY
https://lrs.chicagobar.org/

Chicago Legal Clinic
(773) 731-1762
www.clclaw.org

Charges fees based on ability to pay

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
33 N. Dearborn, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 332-1624
www.cvls.org

Re: Eviction/Landlord-Tenant, represents both landlords and tenants

LAF (formerly Legal Assistance Foundation)
(312) 341-1070
www.lafchicago.org

  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Public benefits, employment discrimination and special education
  • Evictions and voucher terminations for people with Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers and people living in public housing or project-based Section 8 housing
  • Juvenile expungement

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