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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Help Desks

 

ATTENTION: Until further notice, there will be no volunteer attorney staffed help desks. This includes the Domestic Relations Pro Se Help Desk (Mondays & Wednesdays) as well as the Ask A Lawyer Help Desk. Please check this page for any further updates.

 

Two (2) help desks are available to self-represented litigants at the DuPage County Courthouse: the Ask a Lawyer Help Desk and the Domestic Relations Pro Se Help Desk. Both desks are free to users and are staffed by attorneys who volunteer their time. Due to high demand, it is possible that not all users will be seen. Please schedule accordingly.  

Ask a Lawyer Help Desk

The DuPage County "Ask a Lawyer Help Desk" is available one (1) Thursday a month from 1:00pm to 4:30pm at the DuPage County Courthouse in room 2017 on the second floor of the courthouse. Attorneys will be available to ONLY answer questions specifically addressing landlord/tenant questions, small claims questions, and arbitration questions. They cannot assist with other civil or criminal matters. This is a first come first served service. No reservations are allowed.

2020 Ask a Lawyer Help Desk schedule(please note: times and dates are scheduled to change contact the law library to confirm current dates/times 630-407-8811)

  • Feb 27, 2020  1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Mar 26, 2020  1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Apr 16, 2020   1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • May 28, 2020  1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Jun 25, 2020   1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Jul 23, 2020    1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Aug 27, 2020  1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Sep 24, 2020  1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Oct 22, 2020   1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Nov 19, 2020  1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Dec 17, 2020  1:00pm - 4:30pm

Domestic Relations Pro Se Help Desk

The DuPage County "Domestic Relations Pro Se Help Desk" is available most Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30am to 1:00pm at the DuPage County Courthouse in room 2017 on the second floor of the courthouse. An attorney will be available to only answer questions related to Domestic Relations matters such as enforcing child support, changing the amount of support, terminating support, and other post-judgment issues. He/she cannot assist with other civil or criminal matters. This is a first come first served service. No reservations are allowed.

Help Guides

The guides below answer frequently asked questions about divorces, guardianships, expungements and other areas of the law. They are written for litigants coming to the 18th Judicial Circuit Court - DuPage County, IL and who will representing themselves in court. Click on the guide topic. You will be re-directed to a PDF on the same topic.

Uncontested divorce with children

  1. Guide
  2. Checklist