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615 N Alabama St, Suite 122
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Pho: 317.269.2415
Fax: 317.536.2271  

Email: probono@inbf.org

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Getting Legal Help > Find a Legal Aid Provider > District A District A

Legal Service Providers

Counties: Lake, Jasper, Newton, and Porter
These providers assist people who are low-income.

NWI Volunteer Attorneys, Inc.

Serving only residents of all counties in District A
Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Paternity, Custody, Child Support, Parenting Time, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Landlord/Tenant, Foreclosure Defense, Public Benefits, Wills/POA/Guardianships, and Non-profit corps. NO criminal, traffic/drivers license, juvenile delinquency or cases for money damages.

651 E. Third Street
P.O. Box 427
Hobart, IN 46342
To apply: (219) 945-1799
To apply: (866) 945-1799
Attorneys only: (219) 942-3404
(219) 945-0995 (f)
probono@hobartlaw.net
Download an application and links to other legal resources: www.nwivolunteerlawyers.org

Indiana Legal Services Inc. - Merrillville 

Serving only residents of all counties in District A
Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Family Law, Consumer Law, Senior Law, Housing, and Public Benefits

7863 Broadway
Suite 205
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 738-6040
(888) 255-5104
(219) 738-6050 (f)
Spanish speaking assistance available
Intake hours:
Monday and Wednesday 9:00-11:00 a.m. (walk-ins)
Tuesday 9:00-11:00 a.m. (telephone calls)
lsnwi@mail.icongrp.com
http://www.indianajustice.org/

Indiana Legal Services, Inc. - Hammond


Serving residents of Lake and Porter Counties
Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Family Law, Consumer Law, Senior Law, Housing, and Public Benefits

Greater Hammond Community Center
824 Hoffman
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 853-2360
(219) 853-2397 (f)
Spanish speaking staff available
Intake hours: Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Housing); Wednesday 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (General, no housing or family); Thursday 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Family)
http://www.indianajustice.org/

Valparaiso School of Law Clinic

Serving residents of or legal issues in Porter County only
Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Immigration, Criminal, General Civil, Juvenile,
Domestic Violence, Mediation, Tax and Post-Conviction

Heritage Hall
510 Freeman Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 465-7903
valpolaw@valpo.edu
http://www.valpo.edu/law/clinic/
Intake September through March

Lake County Family Court Assistance


Serving residents of Lake County who have a domestic relations matter in Lake County Courts
Volunteer attorneys can provide basic information and assistance in completing the State of Indiana pre-printed forms regarding domestic relations matters.
Contact the Family Court Coordinator to determine eligibility and set up an appointment for services.
(219) 881-6157
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic


Serving residents of Lake County only
Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Landlord/Tenant, Guardianship, Custody/Visitation, Immigration, Bankruptcy, Child Support, Housing/Foreclosure, Wills/Estate, Disability Benefits, Discrimination, Consumer/Debt, and Tax Controversies.  No Criminal issues or Divorce cases.

Must attend an Intake to receive assistance.  Below are the Intake sessions in Lake County.
Second Wednesday of Every Month
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. CST
Catholic Charities
940 Broadway
Gary, IN 46402

Second Wednesday of Every Month
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. CST
Catholic Charities
3901 Fir Street
East Chicago, IN 46312

Visit the website for more information: http://www.nclegalclinic.org/intakeschedule.aspx

City of Hammond Legal Aid Clinic Department


Serving residents of the City of Hammond only
Assistance possible for the following legal issues: Consumer, Public Benefits, Housing, Educational,
Guardianships, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Wills, Living Wills and Family Law

5231 Hohman Avenue
Suite 605
Hammond, Indiana 46320
(219) 853-6611
(219) 853-6313 (f)
Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 p.m.
http://www.gohammond.com/web/index.php?legalaidclinic

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

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, probate, and disability law compliance

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/

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/