Are you an Illinois veteran, service member, national guard, reservist or spouse or dependent?  You may be eligible for free legal assistance through the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN).   

IL-AFLAN is a statewide hotline and network of legal support services for current and former military members and their families with low to moderate incomes. Through IL-AFLAN, you can get FREE legal help with issues such as discharge upgrades, VA benefits appeals, and civil legal problems like family, housing, and consumer issues.

CALL 855-IL-AFLAN (855-452-3526) to talk to an attorney.  The hotline is staffed Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   Please call when you have time to talk with an attorney and have your military records and any relevant documents in front of you. On average, you will be speaking to an attorney in about seven minutes.

You can also find more information at ilaflan.org.