Illinois Legal Aid Online offers free information on hundreds of legal topics, guided self-help forms, and referrals to other sources of legal assistance. Visit them at IllinoisLegalAid.org and AyudaLegalIL.org.

CARPLS (Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services) offers free/low cost telephone advice, referrals, and court-based help-desk services for Cook County residents. You can reach CARPLS by calling its hotline number, 312.738.9200 or visiting carpls.org.

Chicago Bar Foundation: Where to Go for Legal Assistance In or Around Chicago (PDF)

State of Illinois Domestic Violence 24-hour Help Line. Call 877.863.6338 or visit this site.

LAF Legal Help Desks and Clinics