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Court Advocacy

The Court Advocacy Program (D100) has assisted survivors of domestic violence in the Lake County Courthouse since 1984.

Court advocates assist victims of domestic violence, stalking, harassment, bullying and sexual assault with filing domestic, stalking, and sexual civil no contact orders completely free of charge. We assist filing proper paperwork needed to obtain an order of protection and continue with support in the courtroom. Visit our Court EligibilityCourt Eligibility page for a list of who is eligible to file.

Advocates collaborate with the States Attorney’s office and court personnel to assure client’s needs are met and their safety concerns are addressed.  

We help connect clients with other community agencies such as Prairie State Legal Services, Catholic Charities, PADS, Food banks, HUD, etc.

Please note: Court advocates are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice, but can direct and connect clients with legal assistance.

D100 going virtual

Orders of Protection can now be filed virtually. 

Applications can be done over the phone, 

court paperwork can be emailed and 

you can be seen in a virtual courtroom.

Court Zoom ProtocolsEnglish

Court Zoom Protocols: Spanish


Call D100 at 847-360-6471 for assistance or 


* If you do not have access to these resources, if you have barriers with literacy, technology, language, 
or if you  do  not  have a safe space  available to  reach out, D100 is still open for walk-ins. Please note a mask is required.

Llame a la oficina D100, 847-360-6471 si necesita asistencia.


D100 Hours of Operation:

301 Washington Street, 5th floor
Waukegan, IL 60085

Monday – Friday 8:15am-4:15pm (closed from 12:00-1:00pm)
Due to the filing process, clients should be in the office between 8:15-11:00am and 1:00-3:00pm to ensure completion of order of protection.

For more information, please contact the Court Advocacy Program

(847) 360-6471

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