Help Desks in the Courthouse
Richard J. Daley Center
10th Floor, Room 1006
50 West Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602
By appointment only
Hours: 9 a.m. – 12 noon, Monday through Friday
Summer hours: 9 a.m. - 12 noon, Monday through Thursday from May 28 through September 3.
• Expungement and sealing of criminal records
• Must have Chicago criminal record/rap sheet for Chicago cases before coming to the desk
Operated by Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA), this desk can help individuals clear their criminal backgrounds by applying for expungement, sealing and/or executive clemency.
To qualify for CGLA services, clients must be Chicago residents and have household incomes that fall below 150% of the federal poverty level. Potential clients pay a non-refundable $20.00 intake fee to meet with a intake specialist.
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