Help Desks in the Courthouse
Cook County Juvenile Center
1100 South Hamilton Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60612
First come, first served
Walk-ins only: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For more information, please call: (312) 229-6072
Note: The Juvenile Expungement Help Desk is operating remotely during the pandemic.
Assistance available for only Cook County records
• FREE legal assistance to expunge (erase) criminal records that occurred before the age of 18
• Our staff will obtain criminal records, complete court petitions to expunge records, and for those who qualify, will represent client in court to expunge records at NO COST
• No need to bring RAP sheet; we can obtain Chicago Police Department records and fingerprint for Illinois State Police records on-site; all that is required is a valid ID
The desk is operated by the L.A.F (Legal Assistance Foundation) and Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA)
Illinois Supreme Court