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Iowa Legal Aid provides free civil legal assistance and does not charge our clients for legal services. Click below to find out how to apply for legal help.

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Expungement Help


Affected by the 2020 Derecho?

If you are experiencing legal problems due to the storm, there is now an easy way to get free legal advice. Click below to learn more.

Derecho Legal Hotline

Affected by Disaster?

Facing Eviction? Help is available through Iowa Legal Aid’s Six Eviction Diversion Help Desks. 

Iowa Legal Aid is operating Eviction Diversion Help Desks at or near courthouses throughout the state. These help desks provide free legal assistance to eligible applicants, to help Iowans preserve their housing and avoid immediate homelessness.  Iowa Legal Aid has also partnered with local agencies that provide rental assistance so that people can access legal assistance and rental assistance at the courthouse. Click below to learn more.

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