The city of Rolling Meadows is situated in the northern part of Cook County, IL and has a population of 24,099 based on the 2010 Census. Rolling Meadows was incorporated as a city in 1955. It was named for its gently rolling terrain. Rolling Meadows has also garnered fame for its puppet opera theatre, “Opera in Focus”, which has some of the world’s most sophisticated puppets.
In 2008, a federal lawsuit was filed by owners of an apartment complex in Rolling Meadows against the Rolling Meadows Police Department due to police barricades that blocked off access to the property. The lawsuit named the northwest suburb, the police chief and unidentified officers, as well as the city manager. The suit claimed that the barricade forced individuals to be subjected to police inquiry which was unconstitutional.
Residents of Rolling Meadows who are facing similar circumstances or any situation that may warrant legal action should know the available legal options and resources in and near the city. You can do your legal research at the Rolling Meadows Library, or visit the Cook County Law Library in Maywood, the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center in St. Charles, or the Lake County Law Library in Waukegan. You can also do your legal research at home, or anywhere with internet connection, through LegalMatch’s free online Law Library which has thousands of legal articles that can assist you with your legal concern.
Those who are in need of professional legal assistance but can’t afford to hire a lawyer can try applying for free or pro bono legal services offered by non-profit organizations and agencies in and near Rolling Meadows. To name a few, there’s Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. and DuPage Bar Legal Aid Service in Wheaton which cover bankruptcy, civil rights, consumer, and criminal cases. The Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic in Highland Park specializes in cases pertaining to domestic violence, immigration, and landlord-tenant issues.
However, you should also be aware that these organizations usually require you to undergo a rigid and prolonged eligibility screening process. If you’re unable to qualify, or if you’re going through a pressing legal issue, it’s highly recommended to hire a qualified and experienced lawyer, instead.
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