Muscatine Legal Services

Parent Organization: Muscatine Legal Services

Location Information

122 E 2nd St, Muscatine, IA 52761, USA

Phone 563-263-8663

Muscatine Legal Services (MLS) is a private, non-profit corporation which was founded in 1971. The primary purpose of MLS is to provide low-cost legal advice or representation to persons who would otherwise be unable to afford legal assistance.
MLS is governed by a board of direction. There are currently seven community volunteers serving on the board from a variety of professions and backgrounds.


The following are types of civil matters handled by Muscatine Legal Services, but are not limited to:

  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Child Custody
  • Actions for Child Support
  • Paternity Actions
  • Family Law Matters
  • Guardianship or Conservatorship
  • Unemployment Claims
  • Social Security Claims
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Consumer Complaints


Services are offered to residents of Muscatine County whose income falls below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline.

Intake Process:

Contact Muscatine Legal Services via phone at 563-263-8663 or fill out the request form on their website at


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Sliding Scale, Self-Pay

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes

Website: View Website