Indiana

Posted: April 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

How to Find Legal Aid Help in Indiana

To post a question online for an attorney’s advice, go to Indiana Legal Answers. Some conditions apply.

For information about foreclosure prevention resources, go to www.877gethope.org or call 1-877-GET-HOPE. The Indiana Supreme Court also has information about foreclosure prevention initiatives in Indiana at this link.

For information about representing yourself and for pro se forms, visit the Indiana Supreme Court’s Self-Represented Litigant website.

If you would like general Indiana attorney information and local bar association information, you may contact the Indiana State Bar Association, 317-639-5465, www.inbar.org.   For lawyer referral services, you may contact:

Indianapolis Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, 317-269-2222

Lake County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, 219-738-1905

Allen County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, 260-423-2358

St. Joseph County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, 574-235-9657

  • American Civil Liberties Union of Indianapolis
    1031 E. Washington St.
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    Tel: (317) 635-4059 ext. 102Areas of Law: Discrimination, Election and Voting, Freedom Speech, Freedom of Religion, Immigration Rights, LGBT Rights, Privacy, Police Practices, Jail and Prison Conditions, and other issues of fair treatment by government.Good to Know: The ACLU does not usually assist in the following types of cases: criminal defense or post-conviction appeals, divorce or child custody disputes, property disputes, tax problems, workers compensation issues, consumer complaints, landlord-tenant disputes, building code issues and complaints about lawyers or judges.
  • Ask a Lawyer (Indiana Bar Association)
    135 N. Pennsylvania St., Suite 1500
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Tel: (317) 269-2000Areas of Law: Criminal and CivilGood to Know: This is a one-day event put on by the state bar. You can meet with an attorney to ask basic legal questions for free. Call to find specific dates and times.
  • Heartland Pro Bono Council
    151 North Delaware, Suite 1800
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Tel: (317) 614-5304Areas of Law: Civil and Family LawGood to Know: Heartland provides legal assistance to income-eligible clients.
  • Indiana Legal Services
    151 North Delaware, Suite 1800
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Tel: (317) 631-9410Areas of Law: Family law, Consumer law, Senior law, Housing issues, Public benefits, Migrant Farm Workers, Homeless Representation,ImmigrationGood to Know: This is a nonprofit law firm serving low-income residents of Marion County. Legal fees are based upon income. Call for more details.
  • Indianapolis Legal Aid Society (William E. English Building)
    615 N. Alabama, Suite 122
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Tel: (317) 635-9538Areas of Law: Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence, Family law, Consumer law, Senior law, Housing issues, Public benefits  Good to Know: Legal services are free for those who are income-eligible. A person who does not financially qualify for representation is referred panel of private attorneys who accept cases from on a reduced-fee basis.
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Legal Aid Line
    135 N. Pennsylvania St., Suite 1500
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Tel: (317) 269-2000Areas of Law: Most areas of the law are covered by the aid line.Good to Know: Volunteer attorneys are available to answer basic legal questions via phone free of charge. Hours are limited.
  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic
    3333 N Meridian Street, Suite 201
    Indianapolis, IN 46208
    Tel: (317) 429-4131Areas of Law: Landlord/Tenant,Immigration, Bankruptcy,Housing/Foreclosure, Wills/Estates, Public Benefits, Discrimination,Consumer/Debt, Tax ControversiesCriminal Records Expungement, Driver’s License Issues, Low-Income Taxpayer ClinicGood to Know: This clinic does not accept family law or criminal cases. All services are on a first come, first served basis. Arrive early. Space is limited.
Bankruptcy
Civil Rights
  • NAACP Indiana (Branch Office)
    300 E. Fall Creek Parkway North Dr.
    Indianapolis, IN 46205
    Tel: (317)925-5127Areas of Law: Civil Rights, Employment, Housing, Public Benefits, Police Misconduct, and more.Good to Know: Legal services are available to low-income African Americans and other minority groups.
Domestic Violence and Family Law
  • The Julian Center
    2011 North Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    Tel: (317) 941-2200Area of Law: Domestic Violence, Human TraffickingGood to Know: Julian Center offers supportive services including emergency shelter, outreach, counseling, transitional housing, affordable housing, advocacy, education,  and case management. Call to learn more.
Family Law
Immigration Law
Wills and Power of Attorney
  • Low Asset Wills Program (Indiana Bar Association)
    135 N. Pennsylvania St., Suite 1500
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Tel: (414) 276-5931Area of Law: Wills, Power of AttorneyGood to Know: Qualified individuals can meet privately with an attorney who will draft a last will & testament and advance directives for them.

 

 

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