Legal Services

Services related to family caregiving such as power of attorney (financial and medical), guardianship, elder abuse, estate planning and administration

CJE (Council for Jewish Elderly) | CJE is an organization that provides multiple services and resources for caregivers, including legal assistance and help. You can go to their online Legal Help Desk to schedule consulting appointments and learn more about what they provide. You can also email CJE to learn more about their organization at or call them at (773) 508 – 1000.

Equip for Equality (Civil rights advocacy for people with disabilities)
Illinois Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (Services for seniors and people with special needs)
Illinois Lawyer Finder via the Illinois Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
​Lake County Bar Association
Prairie State Legal Services (Offers free legal services for low income persons and those age 60 and over who have serious civil legal problems and need legal help to solve them)