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The Illinois Secretary of State has created a free search service to allow parents to have online access to the driving records of their child.
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View a glossary of legal terms and their definitions, provided by the Winnebago County Circuit Court Clerk.
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View information on the Winnebago County Law Library, which is open to the general public for legal research.
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View information on Drug Court and Mental Health Court options available in Winnebago County.
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View and download local court rules for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Courts.
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View Illinois self help court related information on a variety of topics, including child support, attorney discipline, free and low-cost legal services and laws protecting military personnel.
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View Illinois Child Support Enforcement information and services related to child support, including answers to frequently asked questions, paternity, online forms and contact information for regional offices.
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The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers links to services for victims of domestic violence, including local resources by county.
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The Illinois Attorney General's Office offers information about services available for victims of domestic violence. A searchable directory of services by program and county is included.
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The Illinois Attorney General's Office offers information about programs and services for crime victims, including victims' compensation.
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View information on the Winnebago County Public Defender's office, which provides free legal representation to indigent persons in certain cases.
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Information about organizations offering free or low-cost legal services, including pro bono attorneys.
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The Attorney Registration and Discipline Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois offers an online search service of attorney discipline records and reports. Search by name, case number, disposition, document type and other criteria.
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The Chicago Bar Association offers a statewide lawyer referral service online and by telephone, a call-in program for legal information, a wills program for senior citizens and an in-court criminal defense referral service.
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The Illinois State Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service and links to local bar association referral services. Initial 1/2 hour appointment with a referred attorney given at a reduced rate.
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The Illinois Attorney Registration and Discipline Commission provides information about how to make a complaint about the conduct of an attorney.
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The Illinois Attorney General's Office offers information about consumer protection, bank foreclosure settlement, and various types of fraud. Complaint forms and topical publications may be downloaded.
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