For the Public

The DeKalb County Bar Association is devoted to advancing the practice of law and improving the legal system in our community. The DCBA is a voluntary membership organization, so everything we do relies on the expertise and commitment of our members, all of whom join the DCBA because they believe in advancing the practice of law and providing justice for all in DeKalb County.



Circuit Court: Many of your questions regarding legal proceedings in DeKalb County can be answered by our Circuit Clerk.  The clerks office is the official record keeper of the Court. All Civil, Probate, Traffic, Criminal and Juvenile cases are filed through our office.

Free or Discounted Legal Services:  Prairie State Legal Services is an organization that offers free legal services for low income persons and those age 60 and over who have serious civil legal problems and need legal help to solve them.

Illinois Legal Aid

DeKalb County Attorney Directory: A complete listing of member attorneys and areas of practice.

Information for SRL, (self represented litigant): Circuit Court Site 

Child Support Enforcement