Working to protect victims of domestic violence and their families from further abuse. Land of Lincoln’s goals in family law cases are to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and their children, from further abuse; and to achieve safety and/or...Read More
Land of Lincoln’s goals in consumer cases are to protect individuals from consumer fraud and predatory lending, and to protect the income and assets of eligible clients by enforcing their consumer rights. Types of consumer issues Land of Lincoln may be able to help with...Read More
Protecting seniors from undue influence, fraud, financial exploitation, abuse, and neglect. Special services are available for persons age 60 and over and persons who are HIV positive in some counties. Contact the regional office to request these services: • Wills • Powers of...Read More
The Legal Help for Homeowners Project is a new program of Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., funded by a grant from the Illinois Attorney General under the national bank foreclosure settlement. The Project provides free legal help to homeowners in danger of...Read More
The Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation exists to make this a reality.
Our mission is to provide low income and senior residents of central and southern Illinois with high quality civil legal services in order to obtain and maintain their basic human needs. Through advice, representation, advocacy, education, and collaboration, we seek: to achieve justice for those whose voices might otherwise not be heard; to empower individuals to advocate for themselves; and to make positive changes in the communities we serve. Click here for more about who we are.
Land of Lincoln provides free civil legal services to low-income residents and seniors in 65 counties in Southern Illinois. We handle only certain kinds of civil cases. The kind of help we provide ranges from telephone advice or brief service, to representation in court or at administrative hearings. Click here for a map of our service area and locations.
We have five regional offices, three satellite offices and a centralized telephone intake, advice and referral center called the Legal Advice & Referral Center (LARC). We also have a special Legal Help for Homeowners hotline for homeowners in danger of losing their home. Click here for information on how to apply for our services.