Free Legal Services in Cook County
This is Dial Law with information on free legal service programs for
people in Cook County.
There are almost forty programs which offer such services if you qualify
based on your income. The areas in which they can help you include
landlord/tenant, divorce, employment, government benefits, and debt. To
see a listing of all these programs's locations and areas of service,
send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and request a of
"Where to go for Legal Assistance in Chicago."
Some of the larger legal service providers are as follows:
The Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago handles all matters
except class actions, criminal, environmental, real estate, probate and
tax. Their general intake number is (312) 341-1070.
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services has many neighborhood offices, and
handles all matters except criminal, civil rights and environmental.
They can be reached at (312) 332-1624.
Chicago Legal Clinic has offices in Pilsen, Roseland, Austin and
South. Their number is (773) 731-1762. They handle all issues except
civil rights, immigration and tax. They can help you even if you do not
qualify for free services by giving you services based on the amount you
The Legal Aid Bureau handles only family law matters. Their number
is (312) 986-4200.
For residents of suburban Cook County, assistance is available
through Cook County Legal Assistance at (847) 475-3703.