Tenth Judicial Circuit Self-Represented Litigant Help Desks
During a 2-hour shift, volunteers meet with self-represented litigants at the Peoria and Tazewell County Courthouses for 30-minute appointments to help them understand and navigate the legal process, fill out forms and answer questions.
The help desk in Peoria County is held at the courthouse twice a month, once in the morning from 10:00 a.m. until noon and once in the afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the 4th Floor Conference Room. View 2022 Peoria County Help Desk Dates »
The help desk in Tazewell County is held at the courthouse twice a month, once in the morning from 10:00 a.m. until noon and once in the afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the third-floor courtroom or the first floor law library. Note, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the help desk in Tazewell County has a virtual hybrid option where the attorney can appear via Zoom. View 2022 Tazewell County Help Desk Dates »
Volunteers must first fill out PILI's Pro Bono Volunteer Registration form. Once registered, use the link below to sign up for upcoming help desk shifts.
We have compiled a variety of resources and forms for volunteers to use at the Help Desks. A password is required to access this page. If you are a help desk volunteer, contact Jessica Schneider by email or at 312-832-5125 for the password. View volunteer resources »