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How to Find Legal Help

For a list of the pro bono and legal aid providers in your area, go to http://www.in.gov/judiciary/probono/2343.htm

To post a question online for an attorney's advice, go to Indiana Legal Answers. Some conditions apply.

For information about foreclosure prevention resources, go to www.877gethope.org or call 1-877-GET-HOPE. The Indiana Supreme Court also has information about foreclosure prevention initiatives in Indiana at http://www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice/2359.htm.

For information about representing yourself and for pro se forms, go to the Indiana Supreme Court’s Self-Represented Litigant website, www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice.

The Indiana Pro Bono Commission does not hire lawyers to accept cases. We can only provide information to you on how you may be able to obtain a pro bono attorney from one of the district pro bono programs. 

The Pro Bono Commission and the pro bono district programs do not handle criminal cases. If you have a criminal case and cannot afford a lawyer, contact the Indiana Public Defenders office at: 317-232-2475.

If you would like general Indiana attorney information and local bar association information, you may contact the Indiana State Bar Association, 317-639-5465, www.inbar.org.   For lawyer referral services, you may contact:

Indianapolis Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, 317-269-2222, http://www.indybar.org/Public-Need-Lawyer.aspx

Lake County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, 219-738-1905, http://www.lakecountybar.com/referrals.html

Allen County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, 260-423-2358, https://www.allencountybar.org/Community%20Services/lrs.aspx

St. Joseph County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, 574-235-9657, http://www.sjcba.org/referral.asp