Legal Self-Help Center
The free, online legal self-help center will help you find information about your legal rights and responsibilities, videos on what happens in court and some legal documents and forms which you can fill out and file.
You can use the legal self-help center online or in the Law Library. If you visit the Law Library, a navigator may be available to help you use the legal self-help center to find the information that you need.
E-filing is required in Illinois
Self-Help Legal Information
If you are not working with an attorney, these sites, in addition to the legal self-help center, may help you navigate the legal system.
10th Judicial Circuit – The Peoria County Circuit Court adopts the Supreme Court's Electronic Access Policy for Circuit Court Records of the Illinois Courts. Access to the electronic court record will be available consistent with this policy
The Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) offers short brochures that address common legal issues.
Legal services are provided free of charge to qualified, low income tenants facing eviction.
Volunteer attorneys are available to meet with self-represented litigants in family law matters for 30 minute appointments.
The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice has approved some forms for use in all Illinois Courts.
Filing Documents Electronically
PLEASE NOTE: When you've finished filling out the form and are ready to upload it through eFile IL you will need to PRINT TO A PDF PRINTER instead of saving the pdf. This is the only way to ensure the form is no longer editable. Failure to print to a pdf will result in your document being in the wrong format and it may be rejected by the Circuit Clerk's office.