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Online Self-Help Center

The CCLC Online Self-Help Center offers general information about the most common legal issues impacting DePaul students. These resources are intended to educate students about the legal system, help them understand their rights, and allow students to better represent themselves in legal situations. The information provided below does not constitute legal advice, and should not be considered a suitable substitute for a consultation with an attorney. 

Housing Resources
Helpful Tips for Renters, Problems with Your Housing, Avoiding Rental Scams, Forms and Educational Resources

Family Law Resources
Marriage, Divorce, Annulment, Child Custody and Child Support, Legal Name Changes

Consumer Resources
Identity Theft, Financial Scams, Building and Maintaining Good Credit, Bankruptcy

Criminal Law Resources
Know Your Rights, Common Criminal Charges, Sealing and Expunging Criminal Records

Crime Victim Resources
Financial Assistance, Orders of Protection, Stalking, Sexual and Relationship Violence

Labor and Employment Resources
Workplace Discrimination, Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Covenants Not to Compete, Workers' Compensation, Wage and Hour Issues

Starting a Business
Choosing an Appropriate Business Structure, Organizing a New Business, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Intellectual Property

Immigration Resources
Student Visas, Employment-Based Visas, Resources for Undocumented Students​