Welcome to the

Office of the Cook County Public Guardian

Who We Are

The Office of the Cook County Public Guardian represents those persons routinely ignored by society. We have three divisions devoted to championing for the rights of children and adults.

Juvenile Division

We act as lawyers for abused and neglected children.

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Adult Guardianship Division

We are guardians for adults with disabilities.

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Domestic Relations Division

We represent children in highly contested custody cases.

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Stories of Success

At the Cook County Public Guardian, our work makes a difference. Please read about our success stories below. We have a number of success stories from all three of our divisions.

Juvenile Client Success Stories

Adult Guardianship Success Stories

Domestic Relations Success Stories

Frequently Used Resources

Resources for Youth
Resources for Foster Parents
Domestic Relations: Resources for Parents
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