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DeKalb County Legal Self-Help Center

Legal Self-Help Center amenities

  • Computers & Internet:

    Internet-connected computers available for public use

  • WiFi:

    Access to wireless internet

  • Online court forms:

    Court forms and legal papers available online, including those at IllinoisLegalAid.org

  • Paper court forms:

    Paper court forms available

  • Online legal info:

    Online legal information available for viewing, emailing, printing, sharing, etc.

  • Printed legal info:

    Brochures or packets of legal information available

  • Online referrals to legal help:

    Referrals to free and paid legal help available through IllinoisLegalAid.org

  • Referrals to legal aid:

    Referrals given to legal aid programs that provide free legal help to low-income people who qualify

  • Website navigator:

    Someone can help you find free legal information and court forms on IllinoisLegalAid.org

  • Court navigator:

    Someone can answer basic questions about going to court.

  • Printers:

    Printers available to print legal information and court forms

  • Scanners:

    Scanners available to make digital copies of paper court forms, for emailing or e-filing

  • "Lawyer in the library" program:

    Volunteer lawyers give free advice for some legal issues at scheduled times and days

The DeKalb County Legal Self-Help Center provides legal information to DeKalb County residents about their legal rights and responsibilities, instructions on how to handle common legal problems, assistance with some legal documents and forms, and referrals to free and low-cost legal services.

The Legal Self-Help Center does not provide legal advice to its patrons. Instead, it offers legal information to customers on such topics as instructions for available forms, answers to general legal questions, and information on court procedures.

Locations (5)

Cortland Community Library

63 S Somonauk Rd
Cortland, IL 60112
Currently: closed
This center offers:
Computers & Internet
Online court forms
Online legal info
Online referrals to legal help

Dekalb Public Library

309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
Currently: closed
This center offers:
Computers & Internet
WiFi
Online court forms
Online legal info
Online referrals to legal help
Website navigator
Printers
Scanners

Genoa Public Library

232 West Main Street
Genoa, IL 60135
Currently: closed
This center offers:
Computers & Internet
WiFi
Online court forms
Online legal info
Online referrals to legal help
Printers
Scanners

DeKalb County Courthouse

133 West State Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Currently: closed
This center offers:
Computers & Internet
WiFi
Online court forms
Paper court forms
Online legal info
Online referrals to legal help
Court navigator
Printers

Sycamore Public Library

103 E. State Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Currently: closed
This center offers:
Computers & Internet
WiFi
Online court forms
Online legal info
Online referrals to legal help
Printers
Scanners