Legal Aid Society of Story County

937 6th St, Nevada, IA, USA

Phone 5153822471


Legal Aid Society of Story County is a non-profit corporation, formed in 1974 to provide legal assistance in civil matters to families who cannot afford to hire an attorney in private practice.

Services:

Legal Aid of Story County works with individuals in the areas including, but not limited to:

  • Civil Protective Orders (for Domestic, Sexual or Elder Abuse)
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Visitation
  • Will
  • Power of Attorney
  • Paternity
  • Guardianship
  • Conservatorship
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Unemployment Benefits Appeal
  • Social Security Appeal

Legal Aid of Story County does not provide legal representation in criminal matters, driving violations, juvenile matters, or cases that could generate a fee for a private attorney.

Eligibility:

Basic eligibility guidelines requirements are:

  • Must be a resident of Story County, Iowa
  • Have income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Have the type of civil case handled by the Legal Aid Society of Story County
  • Must not present a conflict to the office

Please contact Legal Aid of Story County to see if your case is eligible.

Intake Process:

  • Apply online at Iowalegalaid.org
    • Applications available in English and Spanish
  • Call the hotline at 800-532-1275
    • Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 11:00 am or 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, except Thursday afternoon
  • If age 60 or over call the Legal Hotline for Older Iowans at 800-992-8161

Hours:

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Payment:

Sliding Scale, No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

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