Seminar Evaluation Form

Title of Course*REPRESENTING DETAINED IMMIGRANTS IN BOND HEARINGSLocation*ZoomChicago, ILPresentation Date MM DD YYYY 1. Your purpose(s) in attending:Mark one or two To get help with a specific issue in my CVLS case. To learn about new legal developments. To improve a specific legal skill. To hear instructor(s) of outstanding reputation. ...
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Seminar Evaluation Form

Title of Course*Special Needs TrustDecedent's EstatesPresentation Date* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY Location*ZoomChicago, IL1. Your purpose(s) in attending:Mark one or two To get help with a specific issue in my CVLS case. To learn about new legal developments. To improve a specific legal skill. To hear instructor(s) of ...
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2021 Awardees

2021 Awardees Carina Segalini Court of Honor Carina has helped make the courts accessible to the public during COVID, helping to get Zoom Court running in hundreds of courtrooms in a coherent, unified way, drafting scores of general orders and leaping over countless bureaucratic hurdles. She also navigated similar responsibilities ...
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Office Schedule Survey

This is a survey to gauge everyone's thoughts about returning to the office sometime in the future. We have not made any plans and understand that things are changing constantly and sometimes quickly. However, we want your thoughts as a starting point. Please don't consider these questions as any expression ...
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Probate Court Assitance Program

CVLS' new pro bono program pairs decedent's estate attorneys with pro se parties in Cook County's Probate Court. Probate Court Assistance Program (PCAP) volunteers provide pro bono representation to low-income individuals referred by Probate Judges and screened by CVLS. Clients include people who filed a decedent's estate but can't proceed ...
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The following Board members are completing their 2nd term and are not eligible to run again or have chosen to retire: Janic Dantes Sharief El-Gabri Diana Karnes Donald Moon Nick Niles Lindsay Scheidt The following board members are completing their first term and are eligible to run for a second ...
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Cook County Residential Eviction Filing Procedures

If tenants are current on rent and do otherwise not meet the requirements of a "health and safety" eviction, Landlords cannot commence an eviction at this time. Nonpayment Evictions Eviction Complaint Eviction Complaint: standard statewide form (735 ILCS § 5/9-106) Landlords who want to file nonpayment cases after July 17, ...
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The Team Grows

New Faces to Help Run Housing and Debt Program In order to deal with the housing and debt crisis caused by COVID-19, the Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt (CCLAHD) initiative was formed. Community partners, such as CVLS, are providing free legal aid, mediation services, and connections to ...
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Board Elections

New Leadership Takes Stage It's that time of year when we hold board elections and welcome a new set of board members, as well as goodbye and thank you to our retiring board members. Congratulations to Nikki Bhargava, Loeb & Loeb, David Chernoff, Elaine Sit, Law Office of Elaine Sit, ...
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Vet’s License on the Line

CVLS Helps With a Fresh Start Glenn served his country in the Navy, but now he was having a hard time. He had very little income, and, when the City suspended his Driver's License for parking tickets he could not afford to pay, he came to CVLS for help. Thanks ...
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