Welcome to HOLY TRINITY CHURCH NORTH SIDE

Gospel Justice Center

Get the legal advice you need.

Don’t let your legal issue hold you back. For only $30, schedule a 45-minute session with one of our attorneys and receive support from the team.

An appointment at our center provides:

Answers to your legal questions

A Next Steps Plan to overcome your challenges
Caring support for your situation

Holy Trinity Church North Side sees clients on the second Sunday of the month from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

Schedule an appointment with the link below or call toll-free (855) 818-4554.

Location

Holy Trinity Church North Side
2318 W. Roscoe St.
Chicago, IL 60618

Details

Second Sundays
3:00pm – 6:00pm

Walk-ins welcome!
Spanish appointments available

Provide access to legal aid.

All funds collected go directly to support the work of Holy Trinity Church North Side Gospel Justice Center. Give today to help individuals find hope in their situation and overcome legal challenges through the local church.

Join the team.

Do you feel called to be a part of a team providing access to justice for your neighbors in need? Click the link below to access training in one of the eight volunteer positions.

Hear From Some of Our Clients

What to Expect
at Your Appointment

Hospitality

You will be warmly welcomed by the team with a smile, beverages, snacks, and opportunities to keep any children with you occupied.

Gathering Info

Our Intake Specialist will guide you through the information we need to help the Attorney provide good guidance and direction to you. They will assist you with the $30 copay which is all you will pay for legal help related to the questions that bring you in today.

Professional Help

Our Attorney will listen to your story with compassion. They will review appropriate information, assess your circumstances, and provide clarity on your next steps. They will help you create a next step plan to guide you forward.

Additional Support

Our Client Advocate is on your side. They will review your plan, explore any questions or barriers, and ask if they can pray for you. We want to ensure you have the social and spiritual support needed to move forward with confidence. You will receive a folder from us to store information, resources, and support.

Follow-up

We will follow up with you at regular intervals to see how you are doing. We come alongside you to remove any barriers with your plan, continue to pray, and support you.

Hear From Past Clients

"Notes were taken for me. Easy Next Steps were provided. It was a safe, non-condemning environment."

SAM

"I was overwhelmed and didn't know where to turn. The lawyer put me at ease. Now I know what to do. Thank you."

JENNY

"The people trying to help me were 'real' people. There was no fakeness to them. It is easier to trust people like this."

FRAN

"Administer Justice is such a blessing! This ministry is a Godsend...It is well-organized and the minimal fee does not compare to the expert advice the attorneys provide."

MARY

"The team and the attorney were so kind and compassionate and so welcoming to my needs."

BRADEN

"I was extremely nervous, I had no direction, I was lost. The attorney calmed me with her tenderness, she gave me hope."

VIVIAN

"If you feel stuck with a legal burden, this is a good place to seek some helpful advice from caring individuals."

PERRY

"They all actively listened and gave concrete feedback and direction for next steps to be taken."

MARIE

"It was my very first time I felt I was a valued person. Being heard was a rare recognition according to my past experiences."

GEORGIA

FAQ

Below are answers to common questions you may have about your visit and receiving legal help at your appointment.

We can help you with any legal question. We are the best place to start to help you know what to do next. The most common areas of legal help we provide include:

  • family law
  • housing
  • evictions
  • contracts
  • wills
  • guardianship
  • criminal records
  • criminal reentry issues
  • consumer problems
  • immigration
  • employment
  • government benefits
  • and a variety of other legal issues.

We offer three levels of service: legal, social, and spiritual. Our legal help is limited engagement assistance. This means the lawyer represents you in a limited capacity. They will coach you on a specific next steps plan for your circumstance but not represent you on an ongoing basis. Our social assistance is resource coaching provided by a client advocate to ensure you have additional support as needed. Our spiritual assistance is optional and consists of prayer and the offer to connect you with a church.

No. The attorney will give you legal advice and a next steps plan to guide you through your circumstance. They will also empower you with referrals to other resources as needed. The attorney will not go to court for you or represent you in your case.

Depends. You may have a friend with you if they are not involved in your issue. You will be told this waives an attorney-client privilege, but we often find a friend helpful for understanding and remembering the legal help provided.

Many centers provide care for children but ask that they not be present during the attorney consultation. Contact your specific center to find out what they provide.

No. We exist to provide legal aid those who cannot afford the high cost of lawyers. If that is you, then please make an appointment with us.

We charge a one-time $30 copay per case. You may come back to follow-up on your Next Steps plan at no additional cost. If you have a new legal issue arise there will be a new copay.

Paying a $30 copay per case is an important way Administer Justice’s clients participate as partners in seeking justice.

All copays are nonrefundable once collected. However, if you request that your appointment be rescheduled at least 24 hours in advance, the copay will be applied to the rescheduled appointment.

Administer Justice reserves the right to refuse to schedule clients for appointments based on repeated cancellations.

Requests to reschedule an appointment must be made at least 24 before the appointment. Call (855) 818-4554 to reschedule at the same or nearby center.

Administer Justice reserves the right to refuse to schedule clients for appointments based on repeated cancellations.

Yes, several of our centers provide Spanish translation and other languages may be accommodated. Please indicate your need prior to your appointment by calling (855) 818-4554 or emailing hope@administerjustice.org.

No. We provide legal help to all people regardless of race, religion, sex, immigration status, sexual orientation, or any other status. We believe God loves all people and so do we. We serve because of our faith and our teams have great love and compassion for all our neighbors.

Our centers seek to provide reasonable accommodations for clients. Please check with your specific center on what they provide.

Have more questions? Call (855) 818-4554

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Administer Justice

Administer Justice exists to equip churches in the work of justice for those in need. Learn more to get involved or support our work financially with the links below.