Students' Legal Assistance

Contact Us

Students' Legal Assistance
Campus Life Building, room 120
815-753-1701
studentslegal@niu.edu

Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Students’ Legal Assistance offers free legal services to current NIU students. We can help with many legal and non-legal issues you might experience during your time here. Tour our site and learn how our services and resources can fit your needs.

Our Free and Confidential Services

  • Legal representation for ordinance, traffic and criminal misdemeanor citations issued in DeKalb County.
  • Consultation for ordinance, traffic and criminal misdemeanor citations issued in other counties.
  • Expungement and sealing of criminal history.

  • Auto accidents
  • Car purchase and repairs
  • Contracts/warranties
  • Credit problems
  • Student loan repayment

  • Employment
  • Housing

  • Break lease
  • Eviction
  • Maintenance/repair
  • Review leases
  • Security deposit

  • Budgeting
  • Divorce
  • Name change
  • Notary public
  • Power of attorney
  • Protection order
  • Right to protest