Offers programs for county residents who meet certain income and resource guidelines including general assistance such as rent, utilities, provisions for food and nonfood items, emergency medical and dental services, and funeral expenses. Also includes legal services when funding is available.
Accessline provides free legal advice, brief service and representation to low-income people on areas such as: consumer law, family law, housing law, public benefits, disability benefits, employment/unemployment, public benefits, clearing a criminal history and educational rights.After contacting one of the hotlines, cases may be referred to Legal ...
Iowa Bar Association services include an online Find a Lawyer program, Living Will forms, and the Handbook for Older Iowans, which covers health care decisions, wills, power of attorney, and landlord tenant rights. The handbook is available at no cost through the bar association, or at www.iowabar.org.
Free legal assistance with civil legal problems involving basic necessities for low-income individuals in all 99 Iowa counties. Assistance ranges from providing counsel and advice to representation before various agencies and courts.Community legal education presentations offered, as well as over 20 printed booklets on various legal topics; a wide...
Available initially to farm families in select Iowa counties, the Iowa Farm Family Wellness Alliance is pleased to provide pre-paid, ongoing wellness coaching and counseling services through PAS, a trusted provider with experience helping thousands of people address challenges and strengthen resilience.
Provides a 24 hour crisis line for victims (men, women, children) of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. Individual counseling, support groups, court advocacy, safety planning, community groups, referrals and domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy training.
4/1/22 - Covid Update - Currently on hold due to COVID-19, per AVR updateLEGAL CLINIC primarily covering family law and immigration - held every 2nd Monday of the month, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm. Must sign up for an appointment.
REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES provides legal counseling and representation for the disabled and offers help with Social Security Disability/SSI claims and appeals, Medicaid applications and HCBS Waivers.
Volunteers help with a variety of needs for individuals and families dealing with cancer. Sample tasks may include lawn service, snow removal, housekeeping, companionship, shopping, household repairs, health care billing, legal advice, and computer assistance.
Provides legal assistance in Elderly Law, Civil Law, and Children's Rights Law. Can only take a limited number of cases. No bankruptcies or personal injury cases.
Contracts with Nebraska Legal Aid to provide legal assistance and legal outreach
Self-help center providing legal guidance and resources to people who are representing themselves in court.Legal advice and brief services provided by attorneys and paralegals. Attorneys do not provide court representation.One on one assistance, information on what to expect during court proceedings, and review of completed court forms to ensure a...
Provides, at no cost, legal advice and information regarding issues affecting youth rights and responsibilities. Topics include: Emancipation, Custody/Guardianship, Abuse and Neglect, Pregnancy/Reproductive Rights, Runaway/Homeless, School, Delinquency, Substance Abuse, and any Family Problems.
The free COVID-19 Disaster Relief Hotline is available to Nebraskans affected by COVID-19 and in need of legal assistance. Hosted by Legal Aid of Nebraska, working closely with the Nebraska State Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP), this Hotline aims to make key legal assistance easy and accessible.If you are a Nebraskan facing legal ...
Provides legal representation for children in high-conflict custody and divorce cases.
Provides legal representation in civil cases for low-income eligible Story County residents including: Civil Protective Orders (Domestic, Sexual, and Elder Abuse) Dissolution of Marriage Child Custody Child Support Visitation Will Power of Attorney Paternity Guardianship Conservatorship Debtor/Creditor Landlord/Tenant Unemployment Benefits Appeals
Appointed by the court to represent children in high-conflict divorce or custody matters. Attorneys work one-on-one with children to listen, support, and advocate for child-focused resolutions. The main focus is to understand the desires of the children and to have them communicated to the court during custody cases to help achieve a child-focused ...
Youth Law Center provides free juvenile court representation to Polk County youth and free legal advice to youth across the state of Iowa. The Youth Law Center provides youth, and professionals who work with youth, legal information pertaining to areas such as emancipation, abuse and neglect, sex abuse, family problems, school, traffic, homelessnes...
Provides assistance to the public. The college of law can only provide assistance in areas of law that they are able to. They also assist individuals who have been diagnosed with HIV-AIDS with legal issues such as wills, Social Security, employment, unemployment, domestic violence work, technology and limited immigration information.
Certified senior law students, working through the Civil Clinical Law Program at the University of Nebraska, College of Law, provide free legal services in certain types of civil legal cases to low-income persons.