Illinois

As of June 1, 2020, each of the 24 Illinois Circuit Courts is issuing its orders regarding procedures for reopening courtrooms. In New York state courts began the pandemic closed, except for...
McLean County residents struggling financially because of COVID-19 could need up to $2.7 million in housing assistance in just the next three months—and a new community coalition says it’s got a plan...
Pro bono and legal aid organizations around the country face a perfect storm: The need for their services is skyrocketing at the same time that law firms, a critical funding source for much of pro...
Accusing Illinois state officials of disregarding the rights of families during the coronavirus pandemic, a top public defender has taken the extraordinary step of fighting for a temporary...
TLC Property Management has filed multiple evictions against Hyde Park residents for not paying their rent in April. Since Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued an eviction moratorium on March 20,...
Land of Lincoln Legal Inc. will receive COVID-19 relief money appropriated to LSC thorugh the CARES Act. The legal aid service — whose 65-county territory includes Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin,...
While many crimes are down amid COVID-19 lockdowns, there are concern that some crimes may go unreported. Teresa Sullivan, a supervisory attorney with Legal Aid Chicago, which represents domestic...
Last week, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid attorney Dowin Coffy won a major victory on behalf of clients Ricky and Carla Phelan and their family. It will have an impact well beyond the Phelans. It ensures...
Although courthouses have closed in Illinois, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, a legal aid provider serving central and southern Illinois, continues to help low-income individuals who need civil legal...
Prairie State Legal Services: Offices closed. Call your attorney about phone or video meetings.

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