Evanston Public Library partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) as a Legal Self-Help Center. Now, patrons can make a free, online appointment with our legal self-help navigator! Learn about the law, your legal rights, and how to go to court. Our trained ILAO Navigator will help you:
- Search online for answers to your legal questions,
- Refer you to free and low cost legal providers, and
- Show you how to find and prepare court forms
Half-hour appointments are available, via video chat or phone, on Tuesdays 12-2 PM and Thursdays 4-6 PM. Contact the Reference Desk at 847-448-8630 to book an appointment.
You can also look below for links to lists of local free and low-cost legal organizations that may be able to help you with your legal issues. The lists are organized by legal category, and there is also a master list of all the legal organizations.
The Evanston Public Library has a variety of resources to help answer your questions about child support and child custody. Our books on child support and child custody are located on the second floor, at call number 346.0173. You can also consult these local free and low-cost resources
Evanston Public Library has a wide variety of resources to help you through the divorce process. In addition to our books (available at call number 346.0166), you can consult these local free and low-cost resources.
Evanston Public Library has a wide variety of resources to help you plan your estate and write a will. In addition to a wide variety of books (available at call number 346.052), try these local resources.
Evanston Public Library Master List of Local Free & Low-Cost Legal Resources
Gale Courses is brought to you by the Evanston Public Library and offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a valued library card holder you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month
Evanston Public Library partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) as a Legal Self-Help Center. A legal self-help center is a place where you can learn about the law, your legal rights, and how to go to court.
Evanston Public Library has a wide variety of resources to help you pursue U.S. Citizenship and navigate the immigration system. In addition to our books (many available in our Literacy section, at call number 323.62, or in Spanish in our Spanish section, also at call number 323.62), try these local free and low-cost resources.
Gale Legal Forms offers a wide selection of essential state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms that may be customized for the most common legal procedures.