Legal Resources

Mujeres does not provide legal representation. 

The following agencies handle family law cases such as divorce, child custody, and orders of protection. If you are unable to pay an attorney, they may be able to provide assistance. 

Legal Aid Bureau

14 E. Jackson, 15th Floor, Chicago, IL

Serves low-income residents of Cook County. Provides legal services regarding family law matters only. Appointments are required.

Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago

Family Law Project:

111 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago

Project Safe (Divorce and Orders of Protection): 312-347-8357

Serves low-income residents of Chicago in family law matters. Domestic violence cases are a priority. Appointments are required.


20 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 500, Chicago

Serves residents of Cook County. Appointments are required.

Chicago Legal Clinic

Main Office
2938 E. 91st Street, Chicago

Fees are determined on a sliding scale according to income. Appointments are required.

Center for Disability and Elder Law

710 N. Lake Shore Dr., 3rd Floor, Chicago

Provides legal advice and referrals to Cook County residents who have a permanent disability or are seniors over 60.

CARPLS (Legal advice and referral hotline)


Provides legal advice over the phone and referrals to appropriate legal services.

Child Support Enforcement Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney