Legal Resources

Understanding legalese and completing legal forms can be tricky. Use these resources to help you navigate legal forms and find answers to your civil legal questions.

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Subscription-based library resources

  • Check Illinois: Offers background checks with search by name, property address, property PIN, or business name, including foreclosures, mortgage records, real estate transactions, building code violations, DUIs, misdemeanors, felonies, tax liens, and more.
  • Legal Information Source: Find legal forms and full-text legal reference books on popular topics.
  • Record Information Services: Provides data on new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures and bankruptcy for market research purposes.