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About 1 in 4 Cook County residents qualify for legal aid today. Studies show that half of those who qualify will have a legal need in a given year. Fewer than half of them will receive help due to lack of resources. Help us change those numbers by taking a case with CVLS and changing the life of one our neighbors in need.

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  • 32 Divorce/Sep./Annul.
  • 38 Support
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Case #20-0155051

(Intermediate) ADULT GAL APPOINTMENT, INITIAL PETITON. Pro Se petition filed by mother for guardianship of the person only of 58 year old son with an unspecified mental illness. He currently resides, possibly alone, in Evanston IL. Next Court Date 11/2/2020.

Case #20-0155065

(Intermediate) ADULT GAL APPOINTMENT, INITIAL PETITION. Pro Se petition filed by sister for guardianship of the person only of 67 year old brother with head trauma. He is currently in a nursing facility in Evergreen Park, IL. Next Court Date 10/26/2020.

Case #20-0155088

(Intermediate) ADULT GAL APPOINTMENT, INITIAL PETITION. Pro Se petition filed by father for guardianship of the person only of 22 year old son with autism. Son resides with another relative in Indian Head Park, IL. Petitioner has indicated he has a felony conviction. Next Court Date 11/23/2020.

Case #20-0155180

(Advanced) ADULT GAL APPOINTMENT, POST-ADJUDICATION. CVLS appointed GAL on the Court’s own motion to investigate concerns raised by the Annual Report filed by one of the Co-Guardians, the Ward’s mother. She has raised concerns about the Ward’s current living arrangement and about the inability of her and the other co-guardian to agree on the Ward’s …

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