Legal Service Providers

Counties: Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph, and Starke
These providers assist people who are low-income.

The Volunteer Lawyer Network

Serving residents of Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph and Starke counties.

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Family Law, Adoptions, Guardianships, Foreclosure, Landlord/Tenant, Consumer/Collections, Estate Law, Wills, Power of Attorneys, Health Care Directives, Contracts, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, and Immigration

P.O. Box 1358
South Bend, IN 46624

Taking phone calls on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM
Phone: (574) 277-0075
Fax: (574) 277-2055 
Email: volunteerinc@att.net
Website: www.volunteerlawyernetwork.net

Notre Dame Law School Tax Clinic

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Federal and Indiana income tax issues

Notre Dame Clinical Law Center
725 Howard Street
South Bend, IN 46617

Phone intake Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Phone: (574) 631-3272
Website: law.nd.edu/academics/experiential-courses/clinics/tax-clinic/

American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana

Serving residents of Indiana

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Civil Liberties or Constitutional Rights Violations

1031 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 635-4059 ext. 102
http://aclu-in.org/
Online form can be found at: http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1157118-hfibE7kI4V

Hoosier Environmental Council

Serving residents of Indiana

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Environmental and Land-Use Issues

3951 N. Meridian
Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 685-8800
(317) 686-4794 (f)
http://www.hecweb.org/about/legal-defense-fund/

Indiana Disability Rights

Serving residents of Indiana

Discrimination based on disability in the following areas: Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation, Employment, Education, Justice System, Housing, Community Integration, Voting

May also assist with setting up alternatives to guardianship and challenging guardianship.

4701 N Keystone Ave., Ste. 222
Indianapolis, IN 46205
1-800-622-4845

Online help form can be found at: https://www.in.gov/idr/2524.htm

Metro Legal Clinic

Serving residents of Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Family Law, Consumer Law, Senior Law, Housing, and Public Benefits, Expungement and Driving Issues

Main Office
6481 Taft Street, Suite B
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 300-8574/(219) 300-8576
(833) 627-1060
(219) 283-6674 (f)

Gary Office
4500 Harrison Street
Gary, IN
(219) 882-3461

Email: metrolegal7@gmail.com

Child Support Services

Serving residents of Indiana

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Establishing paternity (determining the child’s biological father), Finding the non-custodial parent, Establishing a child support order or making changes to an existing support order, Establishing an order for health insurance and medical support for your child(ren), Collecting child support payments, Determining the amount of past due child support

For more information, click here: Indiana DCS Child Support Services

Indiana Legal Services South Bend Office

Serving only residents of all Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaGrange, LaPorte, Marshall, Noble, Pulask, Starke, and St. Joseph counties.

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Family Law, Consumer Law, Senior Law, Housing Issues, and Public Benefits, Expungement and Driving Issues

227 South Main Street
Suite 200
South Bend, IN 46601.

Office: (574) 234-8121
Toll free: (800) 288-8121
Email: southbendoffice@ilsi.net 

Spanish speaking staff available

Intake Phone: (844) 243-8570
Intake Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM (EST)

Click here to apply online: Indiana Legal Services Online Application

Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic

Serving residents of LaPorte county.

Advice offered by Legal Help Online

Elkhart Legal Aid Services, Inc.

Serving only residents of Elkhart County

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Guardianships and Divorces 

315 South Second Street, Suite T
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 294-2658
(574) 294-2650 (f)
elkhartlegalaid@gmail.com

Disability Legal Services of Indiana, Inc.

Serving residents of Indiana

Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Adults and children with disabilities who have issues in educational matters.

5954 N. College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 426-7733
(317) 282-0608 (f)
Cannot offer legal advice or answer legal questions over the phone
Visit the website to complete an intake form: http://www.disabilitylegalservicesindiana.org/

Kids’ Voice of Indiana

Serving residents of Indiana

The Children’s Law Center of Indiana provides legal information to judges, lawyers and social service providers on family and juvenile law: Children’s Law Center of Indiana. There are also educational articles on family and juvenile law available for free on their website for the general public.

Parenting Coordination information is available here: Parenting Coordination

Provides child advocacy with GAL and CASA volunteers for Marion County Child Welfare and Family law cases. Kids’ Voice engages community volunteers and attorney volunteers to protect children who are victims of or at-risk of child abuse and neglect.

317-558-2870 ext. 100
317-558-2945 (fax)
info@kidsvoicein.org

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