Get Legal Help


Sangamon 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Sangamon County Legal Self-Help Center is a place where you can learn about the law, your legal rights, and how to go to court. If you have a legal issue, you can go to this legal self-help center to:

  • use a computer for free,
  • search online for answers to your legal questions,
  • find and prepare court forms, and
  • find instructions on how to handle common legal problems.

The Legal Self-Help Center does NOT provide legal advice to its patrons. See below for more information about what this center does offer.

Locations (1)

Lincoln Library

326 S 7th St
Springfield, IL 62701
Currently: closed
This center offers:
Computers & Internet
Online court forms
Online legal info
Online referrals to legal help
Website navigator