To be considered for our services, you:

  • Must be a resident of Story County, Iowa.
  • Must complete a Legal Aid intake form.
  • Must have a civil case. Check our services to see if your case may qualify.
  • Must not present a conflict of interest for our staff.
  • Must meet income eligibility requirements (typically 125% of the Federal poverty level for your household size or below). Assets and all sources of income may be considered.

Contact the Legal Aid office at 515-382-2471 IMMEDIATELY if:

  • You are in physical danger and need help obtaining a protective order.
  • You have been served documents requiring a response to the court with a time deadline.
  • You are required to appear at a court hearing.
  • You are facing a court deadline.