Domestic Violence Legal Clinic


The Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) provides free civil legal assistance to low income individuals in Cook County.

Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) is a civil legal service agency focusing on the
practice of family law, with a specialization in domestic violence. DVLC, formerly
known as Pro Bono Advocates, has a long history of providing legal services
to low-income residents of Cook County. DVLC’s service delivery, conducted
in partnership with the Circuit Court of Cook County, the Cook County State’s
Attorney’s Office, and the Clerk of the Circuit Court, is an on-site, court-based
program providing immediate services at no expense to victims in the Domestic
Violence Courthouse.


The Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) gives FREE civil legal assistance to victims of domestic violence.


Emergency Services
Cook County Domestic Violence Courthouse
555 W. Harrison, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312.325.9155
Fax: 312.325.9169

Extended Services
17 N. State, Suite 1390
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312.971.5932


Free for low-income residents of Cook County