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Legal Services

Programs

Indiana Legal Services

Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income residents throughout the state of Indiana.

Location

Address

214 S College Avenue, 2nd Floor

Bloomington

IN

47404

Phone Number

(812) 339-7668

Hours

Family Law: Mon 2pm-3pm
General Civil Matters: Tues 1:30pm-2:30pm and Thurs 10am-11am

Eligibility

At or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Guideline with a Civil Case need

Intake Procedure

Call during intake hours

What To Bring

Information will be provided during intake

Fees

Additional Languages

Indiana Legal Services, Inc.

812-314-2727

1531 13th Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Legal Aid Phone Clinic

Legal Aid is a non-profit organization that provides civil legal services including community education, assistance to victims of domestic violence, information and community referral, legal clinics, pro bono attorney referral, and pro se assistance.

Location

River Valley Legal Aid, Pro Bono Indiana Inc.

Address

Phone Number

(812) 378-0358

Hours

2024 Clinics: July 2, July 9, Aug 13, Sept 10, Nov 5, Nov 12, Dec 4, Dec 10

Eligibility

Low-income residents of Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Rush, and Shelby counties seeking advice on civil legal issues (family law: child support, divorce, parenting time; guardianships, powers of attorney, protective orders, simple wills, small estates) and housing legal issues (eviction, damages hearings, sealing of eviction records); NO criminal law questions.

Intake Procedure

-Register on the day of the clinic by calling between 12pm-2pm
-Attorney will return your call between 3pm-5:30pm the same day

What To Bring

Fees

Additional Languages

Legal Aid District Eleven, Inc.

812-378-0358

1531 13th Street, Ste G330

Columbus

IN

47201

Legal Aid Walk-In Clinic

Legal Aid is a non-profit organization that provides civil legal services including community education, assistance to victims of domestic violence, information and community referral, legal clinics, pro bono attorney referral, and pro se assistance.

Location

Bartholomew County Public Library

Address

536 Fifth Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

(812) 378-0358

Hours

4th Tues of each month 3pm-5pm
-Civil legal issues 3pm-4pm
-Housing legal issues 4pm-5pm
*No December clinic

Eligibility

Low-income residents of Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Rush, and Shelby counties seeking advice on civil legal issues (family law: child support, divorce, parenting time; guardianships, powers of attorney, protective orders, simple wills, small estates) and housing legal issues (eviction, damages hearings, sealing of eviction records); NO criminal law questions.

Intake Procedure

Walk-in

What To Bring

Fees

Additional Languages

Legal Aid District Eleven, Inc.

812-378-0358

1531 13th Street, Ste G330

Columbus

IN

47201

Legal Consultations

Twice per month, local attorney meets with residents for free consultations.

Location

Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center

Address

1039 Sycamore Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

(812) 379-1630

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Eligibility

Intake Procedure

Call to schedule an appointment

What To Bring

Any documents pertaining to issue being discussed

Fees

Additional Languages

Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center

812-379-1630

1039 Sycamore Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Long Term Care Ombudsman

The Indiana Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is a state and federally-funded program under the auspices of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration. We serve long-term care residents by providing resident rights education, visiting facilities, investigating complaints, and advocating for policy changes.

Location

Address

1531 13th Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

(812) 314-2727

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Eligibility

Persons with questions or complaints about long term care facilities

Intake Procedure

Call for information or to make a complaint

What To Bring

Fees

Additional Languages

Indiana Legal Services, Inc.

812-314-2727

1531 13th Street

Columbus

IN

47201

River Valley Legal Aid, Pro Bono Indiana, Inc.

Legal Aid is a non-profit organization that provides civil legal services including community education, assistance to victims of domestic violence, information and community referral, legal clinics, pro bono attorney referral, and pro se assistance.

Location

Address

1531 13th Street, Ste. G330

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

(812) 378-0358

Hours

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs 8:30am-4pm

Application/Intake Hours:
Mon & Wed 10am-12pm
Tues & Thurs 1pm-3pm

Eligibility

Low-income Bartholomew County resident with Civil legal needs

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in during intake hours

What To Bring

-Photo ID
-Income and expense documents
-Court papers (if applicable)

Fees

Little or no cost

Additional Languages

Legal Aid District Eleven, Inc.

812-378-0358

1531 13th Street, Ste G330

Columbus

IN

47201

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