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Chicago Consumer Protection Resources

Helpful Links for Consumers

The Chicago consumer protection attorneys at Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC want to help you stay informed and educated about protecting yourself as a consumer. You have rights and we are here to make sure they are upheld. Below, you will find links to articles and organizations’ web pages that offer helpful information and advice about consumer law cases and consumer protection.

If you need legal assistance, please call (312) 626-3585 to schedule a free consultation with ECLG.


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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Issues

Consumer Protection Organizations

The following organizations provide useful information and assistance to consumers:

Prarie State Legal Services

Administer Justice

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance

Illinois Legal Aid Online

National Association of Consumer Attorneys

National Consumer Law Center

Federal Trade Commission

Illinois Attorney General Consumer Protection Division

Lawyer’s Committee for Better Housing

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago

CARPLS – 1-800-738-9200 – CARPLS has a hotline and advice desks at the Richard J. Daley Center. They provide advice to people who are being sued or wish to file a small claims case.

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (Daley Center) – If you are being sued in a collection, foreclosure, or eviction case, you can look up information about the status of the case at this site.)

18th Judicial Circuit Court Web Site (DuPage County) – Individuals being sued in DuPage County can also use the following site to locate information about their case.

19th Judicial Circuit Court Web Site (Lake County)

Will County Circuit Court

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Federal Court, Dirksen Building)

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Illinois Supreme Court

American Bar Association Guide to Finding Legal Help

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Office

Central District of Illinois

Southern District of Illinois

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