Included in the list is the entire state. Illinois Probate Law requires certificatioin for every Guardian by the Center for Guardianship Certification within six months after appointment.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk

Richard J. Daley Center
50 West Washington Street, Room 1202
Chicago, IL 60602

A cooperative effort of the Office of the Chief Judge, Probate Division of the Circuit Court, the Clerk of the Circuit Court, and the Center for Disability and Elder Law.

The Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk provides information and assistance to persons without an attorney who seek an adjudication of disability for an adult with a disability (ies) and appointment of a Guardian of the Person for that adult.  Assistance is provided regarding the process and procedures; completion of required pleadings and forms' filing petitions, scheduling heraings' service of Summons and Notice' and general procedures for hearings.

The Help Desk is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on all days on which cour is in session.

Volunteers cannot assist pro se petitioners in the proceedings which require that a guardian of the estate be appointed.  Volunteers do not provide legal advice and/or representation.  Those who would prefer representation by an attorney are provided with referrals to appropriate legal service organizations and/or to lawyer referral services for assistance.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Elder Abuse Provider Agency Listings

This is a website of the abuse providers in the state of Illinois.  Think link is here.

Sunday, December 25, 2011

MB Financial

Their link is here.

Mike Nylen is VP and Trust Officer at MB Financial Bank.  I'm working on getting his contact information.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Center for Disability and Elder Law

Voice: (312) 376-1880
Fax: (312) 376-1885
TTY: (312) 908-8705

Free legal services for elderly individuals who
are residents of Chicago and individuals with
disabilities in Cook County.

Equip for Equality

An independent, not-for profit organization that administers the federal protection and advocacy system to people with disabilities in Illinois. Equip for Equality, Inc., provides self-advocacy assistance, legal services, education, public policy advocacy, and abuse investigations. The offices are located at:

Northeastern Regional Office
20 N. Michigan Ste 300
Chicago, IL 60602
800-537-2632 or 312-341-0022
TTY: 800-610-2779 Se habla EspaƱol

West/Central Region
235 S. 5th StreetP. O. Box 276
Springfield, IL 62701
800-758-0464 (Voice-TTY) 217-544-0464

Northwestern Region
1612 Second Avenue
P.O. Box 3753
Rock Island, IL 61204
800-758-6869 (Voice/TTY) 309-786-6868


Friday, August 19, 2011

Deneen Brooks

Hines, IL
Phone: (708) 338-7500

Henry Brennan Jr.

West Chester, IL
Phone: (708) 338-4530

Michelle Berkley-Wright

Des Plaines, IL
Phone: (847) 294-4264

Vanessa Bennet-Oliver

Chicago, IL
Phone: (312) 792-5900

Penny Cockrell Rausch

Alton, IL
Phone: (618) 474-5503

Monday, June 27, 2011

Rehab Assist

In cahoots with Devon Bank to steal the elderly's estate and squander it.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Diane Yohnka Jorstad

Morris, IL
Phone: (815) 942-0049

Rogers Woods

Rantoul, IL
Phone: (217) 892-4611 216

Cathy Wolf

Rantoul, IL
Phone: (217) 892-4611

Lisa Williams-Stepney

Hines, IL
Phone: (708) 338-7500