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Additional Resources

Residents of Champaign and surrounding counties can get help with criminal record expungement and sealing year round by contacting Land of Lincoln Legal Aid at:

Fresh Start Hotline
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 am to 4 pm
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday from 9 am to 6pm
Toll Free: (855) 601-9474

Residents and non-residents can apply for legal help online at www.illinoislegalaid.org/.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

There are agencies set up to help you get information on how to pursue your case, how to respond to a case filed against you, how to handle certain kinds of cases, and how to locate an attorney to talk to or retain.

Champaign County Self-Help Center:
Link: illinoislegalaid.org/counties/champaign
Hours: http://www.co.champaign.il.us/CircuitCourt/PDFS/HelpCenter/HelpDeskHoursNotice.pdf

Champaign County Ask a Lawyer Desk
The Ask-A-Lawyer desk at the Champaign County Courthouse will be held on the first and third Tuesday of every month starting on May 4th from 11:30a-1:30p.

Champaign County Courthouse Policy on Access for Persons with Disabilities
Link:  www.co.champaign.il.us/CircuitCourt/AccessPolicy.php

Children’s First Program
Link: https://www.famservcc.org/children-first/

Champaign County Foreclosure Mediation Program
Link: co.champaign.il.us/circuitcourt/ForeclosureMediation.php

Courage Connection Domestic Violence Services
Link: courageconnection.org/domestic-violence-services/

Illinois Court Help, 1-833-411-1121
Link: https://www.ilcourthelp.gov

Illinois State Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Link: www.isba.org/public/phonereferral 

Land of Lincoln Legal Aid
Link: https://lincolnlegal.org/

Sixth Circuit Family Law Mediators
Link:www.sixthcircuitcourt.com/mediation.php