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Auto Accidents
Stop your car
Give aid to the injured
Call the police
The law requires information
Obtain protective information
See your doctor
File accident reports
Your rights
The law requires insurance

Bankruptcy for Individuals 
More than one kind of bankruptcy?
Types of Bankruptcy (video)
What can I keep in a Chapter 7?
What debts are not discharged?
Discharge (video)
What happens in a Chapter 13?
Bankruptcy affect my credit or job?
If I own a home, will I lose it?
Bankruptcy Basics (video)

Buying a Home
The Offer to Purchase
Title Documents

Buying on Time
Credit Cards
The Security Agreement
Rights of Seller upon Default
Defective Goods
Merchandise sold “as is”
Door-to-Door Sales
Limits on Finance Charges

Civil Rights
Filing an ADA Complaint (video)

Cleaning up your credit (video)

Rights for Special Education Students (video)
Disciplining Special Education Students (video)

Elder Rights
Adult Protective Services Act
Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
Money Follows the Person
Power of Attorney for Health Care
Living Will

Estate Planning and Living Wills
Wills (video)
Probate Administration
Joint Tenancy
Power of Attorney for health (video)
Power of Attorney for Property (video)
Living Wills (video)
Payable on Death
Transfer on Death (Real Estate)

Family Law
Dissolution of Marriage
Legal Separation
Illinois Child Support Guidelines
Custody and Visitation
Custody Common Questions
Permission to Leave Illinois
Order of Parentage (paternity)
Request for College Expenses
Order of Protection (video)
Restricted Visitation
Grandparents’ Rights

How a lawyer computes fees
How does a lawyer set fees?
What are hourly charges?
What is a contingent fee?

How to work with your lawyer
Be honest and up-front
Your information is privileged and protected
Be available and easy for your lawyer to contact
Keep your lawyer informed
Follow all instructions carefully
Be reasonable about what your lawyer can and cannot do
Your lawyer must also be reasonable

Know Your Lawyer
Who can practice law?
When do I need a lawyer?
How do you select a lawyer?
How do lawyers set fees?
Deciding whether you need a lawyer (video)

Type of Leases
Termination of the Lease
Termination for breach
Service of demand notice
Sublease or assignment
Remedies of a tenant
Breach by the tenant
Lease provisions
Security deposits

Legal Separation
What is the difference between a divorce and a legal separation?

Name Change
Common Questions

Power of Attorney
Why have a power of attorney
Power of attorney for property (video)
What Decisions can an Agent make on the Principal’s behalf?
Power of attorney for health care (video)
Why have a POA when guardianship is available?

Social Security
Apply/Appeal Disability Decisions (video)
SSSDI Overpayment (video)

Misdemeanor Traffic Ticket (video)
Regular Traffic Ticket (video)
Getting License Back after it is Suspended for Accident

Your Rights if Arrested
Who can make an arrest?
Citizen’s arrest
What not to do if arrested
Your rights after arrest
Obtaining release on bail
Your rights in court