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CARPLS Virtual Municipal Court Advice Desk: 1st Year Report


November 22, 2022

The CARPLS Municipal Court Advice Desk (MCAD) launched its virtual Help Desk on October 18, 2021 in response to the COVID 19 pandemic when many, if not most, Cook County Municipal Court cases began to be heard virtually on Zoom. MCAD’s goal was to duplicate the in-person help desk experience virtually on Zoom and to “meet” our clients on a platform with which they were […]

CARPLS Virtual Municipal Court Advice Desk: 1st Year Report2022-11-21T20:47:46-06:00

CARPLS ERP Project A Huge Success


October 12, 2022

This post is based on an August 2022 study by Hannah Kase and edited by Pat Wrona

In early 2021, CARPLS began its work for the Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt-Early Resolution Project (ERP) and since then has completed third party negotiations and settlements on behalf of hundreds of ERP clients.

The ERP program was a major undertaking for CARPLS and introduced a new […]

CARPLS ERP Project A Huge Success2022-10-14T14:21:51-05:00