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Home Eligibility

Basic eligibility guidelines requirements are:

  • Must be a resident of Story County, Iowa
  • Have income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Have the type of civil case handled by the Legal Aid Society of Story County
  • Must not present a conflict to our office

Please contact our office to see if your case is eligible.

If you need assistance with the application process, please call 515-382-2471 and ask for Emma.


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.