There is a service on the 30th Floor of the Daley Center called Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services (C.A.R.P.L.S.
) that is available to assist our post decree customers for free or for a nominal fee. C.A.R.P.L.S. is staffed by volunteer lawyers. The C.A.R.P.L.S.
Self-Help Desk is located in the hallway on the 30th Floor of the Daley Center and it is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Services are free if you meet income eligibility requirements. There is a nominal fee for persons who exceed those guidelines. C.A.R.P.L.S.
also has a Legal Aid Hotline: (312) 738-9486. The Hotline is available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.