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Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center - We help people find answers. We are open to all!

Located on the 2nd floor
16th Judicial Circuit
37W777 IL Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175

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The Law Library is now physically open 

We are excited to have our regulars back and to see new faces! To STAY physically open and helping you, we need your support by your following the social distancing and mask/face-covering directives in place ​per General Orders 20-2220-24​ and Illinois Supreme Court M.R. 30370​ (8/29/2020). See the 16th Judicial Circuit's website​ for important information regarding Court operations during COVID-19​​​.

Divorce & Family Law Help call-in service offered every Thursday from 11am-12pm​*

​​Family law attorneys volunteer to help self-represented litigants fill out divorce and parentage forms for pending Kane County cases.​​​ ​No income qualification is needed.​

*Please note: This CALL-IN service is very popular and getting through may take more than one attempt. Please try calling back at different times during the program to reach the volunteering lawyer(s).

​Lawyer in the Library @ Gail Borden Public Library

On the fourth Thursday of every month, volunteering attorneys will be available for 15-minute meetings to assist Gail Borden Library goers with legal coaching, document review, referrals to other community services, e-filing court documents, and legal questions. The free, walk-in program does not require registration. It will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Elgin Room at the main library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin.​

​​Courtroom Live Stream

Attend a remote court hearing or view the available Courtroom live streams here.​

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We help people find answers & are open to all! ​



​Keep up-to-date on Coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions through the Kane County Health Department​​