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ICJIA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1.) How do I conduct a criminal history records information background check?

2.) How do I get my criminal conviction expunged?

3.) Where do I file a consumer complaint?

4.) I am a victim of identity theft. How do I report this crime?

5.) How do I obtain inmate information from the Illinois Department of Corrections?

6.) How do I obtain a lawyer for legal counsel?


1.) How do I conduct a criminal history records information background check?

Criminal History Records information is only available from the Illinois State Police. Information is located at their web page: http://www.isp.state.il.us/crimhistory/chri.cfm. You also may obtain a Uniform Conviction Information Act Information (UCIA) Sheet by ordering the UCIA request forms via the internet at http://www.isp.state.il.us/services/uciaformreq.cfm. To order UCIA request forms by mail write:

Illinois State Police
Bureau of Identification,
260 North Chicago Street
Joliet, Illinois 60431-1060

Or phone (815) 740-5160. Office hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For more information about the UCIA program, call (815) 740-5160.

Electronic Conviction Inquiries - The Illinois State Police Bureau of Identification has developed a program that will allow individuals and/or agencies to process name-based Uniform Conviction Information Act (UCIA) background checks electronically via email and receive a response within approximately 24 hours. This program is referred to as FEESUB. Enrollment Instructions are available for download at http://www.isp.state.il.us/services/enrollmentinstructions.pdf

Criminal Background Check Information Guide - Illinois State Police Manual has also published the following guide, "Guide to Understanding Criminal Background Check Information", which can be View/Download in the following format: Adobe PDF at http://www.isp.state.il.us/docs/5-727.pdf

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2.) How do I get my criminal conviction expunged?

To have your criminal conviction expunged, visit the Office of the State Appellate Defender website. They have published information for individuals seeking to have criminal records expunged at http://www.state.il.us/defender/exp.html. The site explains the expungement process and has all the necessary forms available for download or to printout.

They can also answer your questions regarding eligibility for expungement and sealing, and you can request an information packet explaining the process and requirements for expunging/sealing of records.

To contact the Office of the State Appellate Defender with questions, or to request a copy of the information packet, you may email, call or write:

For Cook County cases:
Christie Fischer
P.O. Box 64895
Chicago , IL 60664-0895
Toll-Free: (866)787-1776
Fax:(312) 793-2278
Email: Christie.Fischer@osad.state.il.us

For all Illinois cases outside Cook County:
Jennifer Walsh
P.O. Box 5240
Springfield , IL 62705-5240
Toll-Free: (866)431-4907
Fax:(217) 782-5385
Email: Jennifer.Walsh@osad.state.il.us

If you have cases in both Cook and another county or counties, contact either office.

 

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3.) Where do I file a consumer complaint?

If you've been victimized by fraud, deception, or unfair methods of competition, the Consumer Protection Division of the Illinois Attorney General's office may be able to help. Although their attorneys cannot represent an individual in a lawsuit, their limited mediation program can assist in resolving disputes or complaints filed by individual consumers. Promptness in making a complaint decreases the likelihood that a fly-by-night operator will move, leave town, or go out of business before consumers can gain assistance.

For your convenience, the Office of the Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has posted downloadable complaint forms on their website. These forms may be downloaded and returned by regular mail to the appropriate bureau within the Office of the Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.

To ensure that your form is processed efficiently, carefully review the form you have downloaded, supply all information requested, and include supporting documentation. The information you submit will be used by attorneys, investigators, and other members of the Attorney General's staff involved in carrying out the functions, programs, and responsibilities of the Illinois Attorney General. If you fill out a consumer complaint form, they may forward a copy of your complaint to the person or entity you are complaining about. This information may also be shared with other governmental enforcement agencies responsible for consumer protection and other laws. Complaint forms are public records, which are subject to the Freedom of Information Act just like other public records.

If we receive a request for copies of records that include your complaint, they may be required to provide a copy of your complaint to the requestor. Information that would reveal your identity as a complainant is, however, exempt from disclosure and will be deleted from copies that we provide, allowing the requestor to read your complaint without compromising your privacy.

An Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view and print PDF documents available from their network or at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html.

Directions:

Download, print and fill out a consumer complaint form (PDF) at http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/conscomp.pdf or consumer complaint form en Español (PDF) at http://www.ag.state.il.us/espanol/spancnsm0901.pdf.

Please include your complete address and phone number as well as the business' address and phone number. Mail the complaint form and any other relevant documents to:

Office of Attorney General - Consumer Protection Bureau
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706

If you cannot download these documents, call the following numbers for assistance:

Consumer Fraud Hotlines

Or for further information visit How to file a consumer complaint section at http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/filecomplaint.html and the Protecting the Consumer section at http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/index.html.

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4.) I am a victim of identity theft. How do I report this crime?

The following websites will assist you if you become a victim of identity theft:

From the Office of the Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan:

Illinois Identity Theft Hotline
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/hotline.html

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has created the first-ever Illinois Identity Theft Hotline. The hotline provides Illinoisans who have been victimized by identity theft with one-on-one assistance to take the steps necessary to report the crime to local law enforcement and financial institutions, repair their credit, and prevent future problems.

If you have been the victim of identity theft or believe your personal or financial information may have been compromised, please call the toll-free Identity Theft Hotline at: 1-866-999-5630 and 1-877-844-5461 (TTY).

In addition, the following documents may help answer your questions concerning identity theft and the recovery process:

Identity Theft complaint form
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/consum_id_0106.pdf

Identity Theft Resource Guide for Illinois consumers
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/Identity_Theft_Resource_Guide.pdf

Illinois Identity Theft Hotline brochure
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/brochure_idtheft.pdf

Illinois Identity Theft Hotline poster (English)
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/Id-Theft-Poster.gif

Illinois Identity Theft Hotline poster (en Español)
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/Spanish-Poster.jpg

Illinois Identity Theft Hotline poster (Polish)
http://www.ag.state.il.us/images/polish-poster.jpg

2005 Illinois Identity Theft Statistics
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/Illinois_IDTheft_Complaints.pdf

Fact Sheet: Breach Notification
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/breach_notification.pdf

Fact Sheet: Credit Inquiries
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/credit_inquiries.pdf

Fact Sheet: Protecting Your Social Security Number
http://www.ag.state.il.us/consumers/Social_Securit_%20Fact_Sheet.pdf

From the Federal Trade Commission (FTC):

ID Theft Information Page
http://www.consumer.gov/idtheft/.

From Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA):

Battle Against Identity Theft, By Sal Perri, Authority Research Analyst http://www.icjia.state.il.us/public/pdf/identitytheft.pdf.

Technological innovation fuels identity theft fraud epidemic, By Sal Perri, ICJIA research analyst http://www.icjia.state.il.us/public/pdf/Bulletins/identitytheft.pdf

Some of the links above are pdf versions and an Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view and print PDF documents and is available for download free at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html

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5.) How do I obtain inmate information from the Illinois Department of Corrections?

The Illinois Department of Corrections provides current inmate information at: http://www.idoc.state.il.us/subsections/search/default.shtml.

Information also can be obtained using the telephone. Offender information is available to the general public and private organizations (non-state and governmental) by calling the Department of Corrections -- Public Information Office, (217) 522-2666, Ext. 2008, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Government and Law Enforcement agencies/officials only may call: (217) 522-2666, Ext. 6489.

 

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6.) How do I obtain a lawyer for legal counsel?

The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is a state agency dedicated to improving the administration of criminal justice in four areas: 1) information systems and technology; 2) research and analysis; 3) policy and planning; and 4) grants administration, we do not provide legal services. You should contact a lawyer for legal counsel.

The Illinois Lawyer Referral Service will refer you to a lawyer for free and you are entitled to a half hour consultation for a fee not to exceed fifteen dollars. They can be reached at 217-525-5297 or visit their web site at http://www.illinoislawyerfinder.com/publicinfo/lawyerreferral.html.

The Illinois Bar Association can refer you to a lawyer at http://www.illinoisbar.org/

If you are unable to hire an attorney due to financial hardship, please contact one of the attorneys on the Attorney List at http://www.state.il.us/defender/atty.html. This list is continually updated. Call the Office of the State Appellate Defender at 1-866-431-4907 if you need an updated list.

A number of law schools, bar associations and nonprofit organizations across the state offer pro bono legal advice and representation for those who are unable to afford legal services.

To locate an organization that may be able to provide you with legal assistance, please consult the following pro bono providers:

 

Chicago Area Legal Aid Providers

AIDS Legal Council of Chicago
188 W. Randolph St.
Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60601-3005
Phone: 312-427-8990
Fax: 312-427-8419
E-mail Address: info@aidslegal.com
Web Address: http://www.aidslegal.com
Service Area(s): people living with HIV/AIDS, low-to-moderate income clients in Cook County; Social Security cases, discrimination issues, insurance problems, public benefit issues, bankruptcy, employment discrimination; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

American Jewish Congress Legal Clinic
Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: 312-332-7355
Fax: 312-332-2814
Intake: 847-679-8289
E-mail Address: chicago@ajcongress.org
Web Address: http://www.ajcongress.org
Service Area(s): civil matters such as family law, bankruptcy, and discrimination; appointment only, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., every other Wednesday

Asian Human Services
4753 N. Broadway
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-2235
Fax: 773-728-4751
E-mail Address: info@aidslegal.com
Web Address: http://www.asianhumanservices.org/legal.htm
Service Area(s): direct legal services to primarily low income Asian immigrants and refugees in the areas of personal well-being and family law, such as immigration, divorce, child custody, housing, employment, and public assistance

Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic
206 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 312-266-1345
Fax: 312-266-7417
E-mail Address: N/A
Web Address: http://www.cgla.net
Service Area(s): housing law, family law, criminal matters; intake by phone, walk-ins accepted

Center for Disability and Elder Law
710 N. Lake Shore Dr.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-908-4463
Fax: 312-908-0866
E-mail Address: dragovich_cdel@yahoo.com
Web Address: N/A
Service Area(s): persons with disabilities and senior citizens (age 60 or older); civil matters such as ADA cases, bankruptcy, debt collection, consumer fraud, elder law, family law, wills/probate; intake by phone, walk-ins accepted

Centro Romero
6216 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773-508-5300
Fax: 773-508-5399
E-mail Address: romerolegal@aol.com
Web Address: http://www.charityadvantage.com/CentroRomero/HomePage.asp
Service Area(s): immigration assistance to Latino immigrants; walk-ins accepted

Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM)
220 S. State St.
Suite 830
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-675-0911
Fax: 312-675-0915
E-mail Address: claimchicago@aol.com
Web Address: http://www.claim-il.org
Service Area(s): incarcerated or formerly incarcerated mothers; family law cases only; intake by phone or in person. Volunteer lawyers conduct law classes at the Cook County Jail and for the Illinois Department of Correction inmates.

Chicago Legal Clinic
2938 E. 91st St.
Chicago, IL 60617
Phone: 773-731-1762
Fax: 773-731-4264
E-mail Address: info@clclaw.org
Web Address: http://www.clclaw.org
Service Area(s): bankruptcy, guardianship, adoption, domestic violence, landlord/tenant matters, tort defense, contract law, wills, immigration

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
100 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-332-5542
Fax: 312-332-1460
Intake: 312-332-1624
E-mail Address: cvls@cvls.org
Web Address: www.cvls.org
Service Area(s): civil cases, general practice (low income), bankruptcies, divorce, guardianship, adoption, tort defense, collection defense, landlord/tenant

Community Economic Development Law Project
188 W. Randolph
Suite 2103
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-939-3638
Fax: 312-427-6172
E-mail Address: cedlp@aol.com
Web Address: http://www.cedlp.org
Service Area(s): non-profit community-based organizations focused on housing and economic development, and individuals pursuing small business development with the goal of economic self-sufficiency

Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services (CARPLS)
P.O. Box 64936
Chicago, IL 60664-0936
Hotline: 312-738-9200 (English and Español)
Fax: 312-223-1522
E-mail Address: info@carpls.org
Web Address: www.carpls.org
Service Area(s): family law, consumer fraud, landlord/tenant matters, bankruptcy, debt
collection cases, garnishments, contract law, housing discrimination, disability law,
Medicare/Medicaid cases, elder law, veterans matters.
Intake via hotline 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with hours extended on Wednesday until 7:30 p.m.

DuPage Bar Legal Aid Service
126 S. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630-653-6212
Fax: 630-653-6317
E-mail Address: las@anet.com
Web Address: http://users.anet.com/~las/
Service Area(s): family law, appellate advocacy, bankruptcy, guardianship, adoption, wills, not-for-profit corporate advice for charities serving low-income persons, tort defense, collection defense, criminal misdemeanor, Social Security cases; 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Lawyers Committee for Better Housing, Inc.
220 S. State St.
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-347-7600
Fax: 312-347-7604
E-mail Address: lcbh@enteract.com
Web Address: http://www.lcbh.org
Service Area(s): landlord/tenant matters, unsafe housing, evictions, lockouts, utility shutoffs; potential cases reviewed twice weekly

Legal Aid Bureau of Metropolitan Family Services
14 E. Jackson Blvd.
15th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-986-4015
Fax: 312-986-4016
Intake: 312-986-4200
E-mail Address: contactus@metrofamily.org
Web Address: http://www.metrofamily.org
Service Area(s): family law services ranging from advice to full litigation; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
111 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-341-1070
Fax: 312-341-1041
E-mail Address: wwinter@lafchicago.org
Web Address: http://www.lafchicago.org
Service Area(s): family law, public aid matters, Social Security, migrant issues, domestic violence

Life Span Center for Legal Services and Advocacy
20 E. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: 312-408-1210
Fax: 312-408-1223
E-mail Address: life-span@life-span.org
Web Address: http://www.life-span.org
Service Area(s): domestic violence cases ( Cook County), divorce, orders of protection, custody cases; intake by phone 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; no walk-ins accepted

Midwest Immigrants Rights Center
208 S. LaSalle St.
Suite 1818
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-660-1370
Fax: 312-660-1505
Intake: 312-629-1960
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: NA
Service Area(s): low-to-moderate income immigrants; immigration matters such as Visa processing, naturalization, deportation defense, asylum; intake by appointment only, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays

Pro Bono Advocates
28 N. Clark St.
Suite 630
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-827-2420
Fax: 312-827-2425
24-Hour: 877-863-6338
E-mail Address: heatherm@probonoadvocates.org
Web Address: http://www.probonoadvocates.org
Service Area(s): domestic violence cases/civil orders of protection for low-income residents of Cook County; walk-ins accepted from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday

Uptown Peoples Law Center
4404 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-769-1411
Fax: 773-769-2224
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: NA
Service Area(s): public aid, disability law, evictions

Will County Legal Assistance Program
5 E. Van Buren St.
Suite 310
Joliet, IL 60432
Phone: 815-727-5123
Fax: 815-727-5152
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: NA
Service Area(s): civil legal services to low-income and indigent residents of Will County; intake via telephone

 

University Provided Legal Services in Chicago

Chicago-Kent College of Law (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
565 W. Adams St.
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60661-3691
Phone: 312-906-5000
Fax: 312-906-5280
E-mail Address: jdecator@kentlaw.edu
Web Address: http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/tax
Service Area(s): Provides representation to clients with matters before the Internal Revenue Service who lack the financial means to hire a private attorney.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Interest Law Initiative
565 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60661-3691
Phone: 312-906-5000
Fax: 312-906-5280
E-mail Address: lawoffices@kentlaw.edu
Web Address: http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/probono.html
Service Area(s): Two criminal defense attorneys represent defendants in felony cases (including death penalty cases) in the federal and state trial and appellate courts. Three civil litigation attorneys work on employment discrimination and civil rights cases. One civil litigation attorney represents low income persons with disputes before the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. District Court. One attorney represents clients with Social Security disability issues.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Serving Our Society
565 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60661-3691Phone: 312-906-5000
Fax: 312-906-5280
E-mail Address: lawoffices@kentlaw.edu
Web Address: http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/probono.html
Service Area(s): Serving Our Society assists interested Chicago-Kent students in finding volunteer positions with public interest agencies across Chicagoland. Students log at least 50 hours of service each semester in both legal and non-legal work.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

John Marshall Law School
Fair Housing Legal Clinic
28 E. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-786-2267
Fax: 312-786-1047
E-mail Address: 7seng@jmls.edu
Web Address: http://www.jmls.edu
Service Area(s): Provides legal assistance to those private or public organizations that seek to eliminate discriminatory housing practices.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Business Law Center Clinic
1 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-915-7837
Fax: 312-915-7831
E-mail Address: smercer@luc.edu
Web Address: NA
Service Area(s): Provides legal representation at low fees to small business entrepreneurs, mainly business and community-based organizations. In appropriate cases, representation may be provided on a pro bono basis.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Elderlaw Clinic
1 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-915-7839
Fax: 312-915-7831
E-mail Address: mangela@luc.edu
Web Address: http://www.luc.edu/schools/law/academic/clinics/elderlaw.htm
Service Area(s): Elderlaw Clinic Students handle cases involving elder abuse, consumer fraud, and suits against nursing homes for violating patients rights.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Northwestern University School of Law
Bluhm Legal Clinic
357 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-503-8576
Fax: 312-503-0953
E-mail Address: legalclinic@law.northwestern.edu
Web Address: http://www.law.northwestern.edu/clinic
Service Area(s): Provided by the Bluhm Legal Clinic centers  Children and Family Justice Center, Small Business Opportunity Center, Center for International Human Rights, and Center on Wrongful Convictions. A Civil Litigation Program is operated with the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

University of Chicago Law School
Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic
1111 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-9494
Fax: 773-702-0771
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/mandel
Service Area(s): Provided through the following programs  Criminal & Juvenile Justice Project, Employment Discrimination Project, Irwin Askow Housing Initiative, Mental Health Advocacy Project, Police Accountability Project, Social Service Project.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The MacArthur Justice Center
1111 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-702-9494
Fax: 773-702-0771
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: http://www.macarthur.uchicago.edu
Service Area(s): The center concentrates on cases that raise constitutional or significant issues in the field of criminal justice, including: police misconduct, treatment of prisoners, gun control, compensation of the wrongfully convicted, death penalty, DNA testing, media access to prison, and the rights of the indigent to legal representation.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Rockford and Downstate Illinois Legal Aid Providers

Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
975 N. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 815-965-2902
Fax: 815-965-1081
Toll-free: 800-892-2985
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: http://www.pslegal.org
Service Area(s): family law, bankruptcies, consumer law, foreclosures, public benefits cases, elder law

Immigration Project
1320 Neidringhaus Ave.
P.O. Box 753
Granite City, IL 62040
Phone: 618-452-7018
Fax: 618-452-3549
Intake: 800-298-3235
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: NA
Service Area(s): family law, domestic violence cases; does not serve clients in detention and does not handle employment-based cases

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation
1817 S. Neil St.
Suite 203
P.O. Box 1278
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-356-1351
Fax: 217-356-7621
Intake: 877-342-7891
E-mail Address: champaign@lollaf.org
Web Address: http://www.lollaf.org
Service Area(s): family law, elder law, welfare, medical assistance, housing; intake via phone 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

West Central Illinois Legal Assistance
1614 E. Knox St.Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-343-2141
Fax: 309-343-7647
Intake: 800-331-0617
E-mail Address: NA
Web Address: http://www.pslegal.org
Service Area(s): divorce, child support, guardianship, adoption; cases handled by the Prairie State Legal Services administrative office in Rockford; potential clients screened by phone 9:05 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. and 1:05 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

 

University Provided Legal Services in Downstate Illinois

Southern Illinois University
Southern Illinois University School of Law Legal Clinics
104 Lesar Law Building
Carbondale, IL 62901Phone: 618-536-4423
Phone/Services to Older Persons Clinic: 800-673-6130
Fax: 618-453-8727
E-mail Address: clinic@siu.edu
Web Address: http://www.law.siu.edu/clinic
Service Area(s): The Southern Illinois Regional Family Law Pro Bono Project matches volunteer law students with volunteer attorneys in Southern Illinois to provide free legal services to indigent clients. The cases are family law cases such as divorce, guardianship, custody or adoption. The Legal Services to Older Persons program provides a full range of legal services to persons 60 and over who are U.S. citizens and who live in the 13 southernmost counties in Illinois. Services include the drafting of simple wills, powers of attorney, and assistance in obtaining public benefits including Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, Medicaid and veterans benefits. The clinic also handles family law, consumer, and public utilities matters. The Domestic Violence Clinic provides representation to victims of domestic violence in obtaining orders of protection. The clinic serves victims who cannot afford a private attorney and live in Jackson, Williamson and Union Counties.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
University of Illinois College of Law Clinic
504 E. Pennsylvania Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-333-0931
Fax: 217-333-5775
E-mail Address: clinic@law.uiuc.edu
Web Address: http://www.law.uiuc.edu
Service Area(s): Family law, divorce, orders of protection for domestic violence victims, bankruptcy, landlord/tenant issues, counsel to non-profits and small businesses.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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