Prairie State Legal Services and Freeport Public Library Partner To Offer Legal Advice To Stephenson County Residents

Freeport, Illinois — The Freeport Public Library and Prairie State Legal Services of Illinois are partnering to present monthly legal advice for residents of Stephenson County.

Every third Wednesday of the month from noon-2:00, lawyers from Prairie State Legal Services will be onsite at the library for a Know Your Rights presentation followed by one-on-one meetings. Meetings can be scheduled ahead of time, by calling 815-965-2902. Walk-ins will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Prairie State Legal’s mission is to ensure equal access to justice and fair treatment under the law by providing legal advice and representation, advocacy, education, and outreach to protect basic human needs and enforce or uphold rights.

Their Rockford Office, located at 303 N. Main St., Suite 600, serves Boone, Carroll, Jo Daviess, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago counties. It is one of 12 Prairie State office locations throughout Northern and Central Illinois that provide free legal services to low income persons, victims of domestic violence and those age 60 and over who have serious civil legal problems and need legal help to solve them.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact PSL Staff Attorney Kira Devin at 815-965-2902 or visit www.pslegal.org

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