Services and Programs

Our attorneys have a wide range of experience. Typical practice areas in which we advise clients are:

  • 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

Our attorneys cannot represent students in the following matters:

  • Disputes directly involving NIU.
  • Conflicts between or among NIU students.
  • NIU student conduct matters.

In addition to our direct services, we have an extensive legal education program that attempts to prevent legal problems through community education. Stop by our office to pick up copies of our handouts on various legal topics, as well as numerous legal forms, including roommate agreements, sublease agreements and room condition reports.

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.