Freeport Public Library offers a number of ways that you can seek legal advice and get information on legal matters.

In Person at the Library

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 Tuesday of the month from noon-2:00, lawyers from Prairie State Legal Services will be onsite at the library for by one-on-one meetings. Those who have made appointments are given priority.

Meetings can be scheduled ahead of time, by calling 815-965-2902. Walk-ins will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Online Resources

Legal Information Reference Center — Provides hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. With the “Legal Forms by U.S. State” feature, you can search thousands of state-specific legal forms – searchable by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.

Legal Aid Online — Illinois Legal Aid Online is a nationally-recognized center for legal services. Geared toward civil cases under $10,000, it provides quality legal help, including tutorials, forms and articles.