Legal Assistance

Illinois Compiled Statutes- Codified statutes of Illinois.

Illinois Courts- Official website of Illinois courts. Provides forms and other legal information. Electronic filing also available. 

Illinois Legal Aid- Free information on legal rights and responsibilities, referrals to free and low cost legal services, forms and instructions for common legal problems. Information is available in English or Spanish.

Prairie State Legal Services- A not-for-profit law firm providing free legal service to low-income and senior residents. Provides limited service in family and consumer law. Does not handle criminal, malpractice or personal injury law. Can be contacted for more information at (800) 874-2536.

SIU School of Law Self Help Legal Center- Online legal clinic staffed by 3rd year law students working under faculty supervision at Southern Illinois University School of Law.