How to Get Legal Help
To apply for free legal help from Iowa Legal Aid, call 1-800-532-1275 Monday through Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. or from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., except Thursday afternoon.
You may also apply online at any time.
Offices are open 8:30 to 4:30. Emergencies taken when open.
Iowans 60 and over may call the Legal Hotline for Older Iowans at 1-800-992-8161 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Click here to see what days Iowa Legal Aid is closed.
People who cannot get help from Iowa Legal Aid may be able to find a lawyer through the Iowa State Bar Association's Iowa Find-a-Lawyer website.
Attorneys taking part in Iowa Find-a-Lawyer charge a $25.00 fee for the first 30-minute consultation. If you need more help beyond the 30-minute consultation, you will need to negotiate a fee arrangement with the attorney.