Can the Sheriff’s Office provide legal advice?
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office does not provide legal advice. The Sheriff’s Office may provide information about its policies and procedures for Foreclosures/Judicial Sales. This should not be considered legal advice. If you have questions related to legal issues, contact an attorney or visit the 19th Judicial Circuit’s Center for Self Representation in the William D. Block Memorial Library in the:
Lake County Government Building
18 N. County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

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1. Can the Sheriff’s Office provide legal advice?
2. My home is in foreclosure. How long before I have to move out?
3. Why isn’t the lender returning my calls?
4. Whom can I call for legal assistance?
5. A letter was sent informing me that my house will be sold at a Sheriff’s Sale. Do I have to attend the sale?
6. The original sale date for my house was changed to a different date. What does that mean?
7. Do I have to move out of my home the same day it is sold?
8. Someone from the lender’s office called and told me I have to move out even though the Sheriff’s sale did not occur yet. Do I have to move out immediately?
9. Can the Sheriff cancel my sale?
10. The house I am renting is in foreclosure. What can I do? Do I still have to pay the rent?
11. The lender called and said my house is in foreclosure, but I do not see my property listed on your website. How do I find out if my house will be sold?