Are you looking for legal assistance? Here are a few FREE resources.
Gale Legal Forms
Searchable fill-in-the-blank legal forms available for free with your library card. Click here to access.
Johnson County Bar Association Legal Clinic
2nd Wednesday of each month | 4-6:30pm
Location: Law Resources Center, 170 N. Jackson St, Franklin, IN
Services: Stop in or call 317-868-2589 to ask a Johnson County attorney about any legal question you might have.
More information at https://co.johnson.in.us/topic/index.php?topicid=71&structureid=16.
Legal Aid District Eleven (LADE)
Call 812-378-0358 or 877-378-0358 for an in-take session
Location: United Way Building 1531 13th St. Suite G330, Columbus, IN
Services: No custody, probate, small claims, benefit appeals, or criminal issues
Indy Bar Legal Help Hotline
2nd Tuesday of each month | 6-8pm - ONLINE CHAT DURING DAYTIME HOURS MON-FRI during pandemic
Call the hotline for free legal advice: 317-269-2000
More information at www.indybar.org/index.cfm?pg=LegalAdvice-HomePage.
Self-service Legal Center
Learn the basics of self representation in court.
More information at www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice.
Coalition for Court Access
Look for civil legal aid including Indiana court forms.
More information at https://indianalegalhelp.org.
Free legal answers
A system that allows eligible clients (income based) to post legal questions to a private, confidential messaging system. The questions are answered by private attorneys at no cost to the client.
More information at https://indiana.freelegalanswers.org.
Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
Free civil legal assistance for eligible low-income Hoosiers.
More information at www.indianalegalservices.org.
Search for non-confidential Indiana court cases.
More information at https://public.courts.in.gov.
Resources at GPL
We have several legal books available for check out, as well as some legal forms at the 2nd floor Help Desk that can be copied (15 cents per sheet) for patron use.