Often, there is a maximum salary a client can earn by working with a legal aid or pro bono lawyer. The availability of a civil lawyer can make all the difference for our neighbours struggling to stay home, escape domestic violence, get benefits for veterans or people with disabilities, or many other legal challenges that are central to their safety and well-being. Prairie State Legal Services offers free legal aid to low- and middle-income individuals. The Lake County Legal Self-Help Center does not provide legal advice or assistance in completing court forms. Instead, staff can help you find free legal information about IllinoisLegalAid.org, including the following: If you have a legal case that needs to be handled and you are currently receiving food stamps or have a low income, use Super Lawyers to find an experienced legal/pro bono counsel. Lake County Courthouse, 18 N. County St. Main Lobby Waukegan, IL 60085 USA. Leave the legacy of promoting access to justice for all. Every day, Illinois residents are denied the basic rights to which they are entitled under the law simply because they cannot afford a lawyer. It`s our mission to change that. You`ve been charged with a crime and don`t have the money for an expensive defense lawyer? Approximately 690,000 people in our service area live in poverty. They have families, hopes and dreams.
They are your neighbors. They live in the communities they call home. Our churches are a better place for all of us when help is available, when it is needed.