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.
Expungement / Sealing of Criminal Records


Cabrini Green Legal Aid

740 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 738-2452
www.cgla.net


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

Charges fees based on ability to pay

James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy
For youth 26 and younger in Evanston

(847) 492-1410
www.moran-center.org

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

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

for:

  • 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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