DePaul University Croak Student Legal Services > Services


​​​​​​​CSLS advises students who are representing themselves, helps students find answers to their legal questions, and provides attorne​y referrals. CSLS does not take cases for full representation or represent students in court. 

During our regularly scheduled drop-in office hours, CSLS attorneys can assist students with matters such as:​​​
  • ​​​​​​Landlord dispu​tes​
  • ​​​Criminal, traffic and local ordinance violations​
  • Consumer disputes​
  • Utility contracts​
  • Debt and bankruptcy​
  • Divorce, custody and chi​ld support​
  • Dom​estic violence​​​
  • Contra​​​cts and leases
  • Employment issues​
  • Expunging criminal records
  • Small claims actions​
  • Notary services

CSLS cannot provide assistance with: ​​​​
  • Claims involving DePaul University or its employees​​
  • Conflicts between DePaul students​
  • Student discipline matters
  • Tax preparation