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Domestic Relations Legal Assistance


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.