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William D. Block Memorial Law Library (Lake 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 Lake County Legal Self-Help Center does not provide legal advice or help in filling out court forms. Instead, its staff can help you find free legal information on IllinoisLegalAid.org, including the following:

  • Court forms,
  • Articles about your legal issue,
  • Step-by-step instructions for filing cases and going to court, and
  • Referrals to free and low-cost legal services.

Address

18 N. County St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Website
Currently: Closed
Hours:
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

This center offers:

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.

Online referrals to legal help

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

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

Notes

  • Navigation help is available part of the time the LSHC is open on a regular schedule

This center does not provide:

  • Printed legal info
  • Referrals to legal aid
  • Scanners
  • "Lawyer in the library" program