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DuPage Guide to Community Services

Full Resource Name:

DuPage Bar Legal Aid Service

126 South County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

(630) 653-6212

www.dupagelegalaid.org

Description:

Provides free legal advocacy to income eligible persons who live in DuPage county area or are defending a case in DuPage county and are referred by another legal services provider. Represents people in the areas of family law, domestic violence, bankruptcy, adoption, guardianship, tort and collection defense and other areas. Assigns attorneys to assist non-profit agencies who help the indigent.

Eligibility:

(1) Income guidelines apply
(2) Resident of DuPage County or non-resident with a DuPage case and recommendation

Intake Process:

(1) Call the main number for a telephone screening, or arrange an in-person screening
(2) During telephone screening callers will be asked a series of questions
(3) Certain documents will be required to verify answers
(4) Those who qualify for assistance will be assigned a staff attorney or volunteer lawyer

Hours:

(1) Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
(2) Applicant Screening by Phone: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Languages:

Spanish

Date of Official Change:

June 14, 2019

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