Legal Self-Help Center
Are you having trouble getting your case filed?
Are you not able to afford to hire an attorney?
You may be able to get help from the Hamilton County Legal Self-Help Center.
- Assistance in selection and completion of Indiana Supreme Court forms:
- Child support (modify, reduce, or terminate)
- Fee waiver
- Name change
- Mortgage Foreclosure: request a settlement conference
- Referrals for mediation, family counseling, parenting time coordination, social services
- Assistance in e-filing court documents. Learn more at E-filing Assistance.
Center participants must meet financial eligibility standards established by the State to utilize all services offered. Limited services are available to participants who do not meet financial eligibility standards and/or own substantial assets.
Process for meeting with an attorney
You need to first submit an intake form. Refer to Attorney Assistance or E-filing Assistance for the appropriate intake form.
Once eligibility has been established, you can make an appointment to meet with the attorney. Attorney appointments are available on:
two Wednesdays each month, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and
two Fridays each month, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
About Our Services
While the Center can assist you in the selection and completion of certain Court forms, e-filing, and provide limited referrals for other types of assistance, the Center will not be providing legal advice or assistance or representing you in Court. It is best to have an attorney represent you in a legal matter.
District 6 Access to Justice, Inc.
P.O. Box 325
New Castle, IN 47362
Office intake: 765-521-6979
Guardianship, Mortgage Foreclosure, Divorce, Small Estates, Landlord/Tenant, and other civil matters. No Criminal, Fee-Generating Cases, or Immediate Assistance.
Indiana Legal Services-Indianapolis
151 N. Delaware, Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone intake: Mon. & Fri., 9-11 a.m.; Wed.1-3 p.m.
Walk-in intake: Wed.- 9-11 a.m.; Tu/Th 1-3 p.m.
Family Law, Consumer Law, Senior Law, Housing Issues, and Public Benefits
Indianapolis Legal Aid Society, Inc.
615 N. Alabama, Suite 122
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Office hours; Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Adoption, Paternity, Visitation, Guardianship, Support, Custody, Divorce, Housing, Bankruptcy, and Debt Collection. No assistance for fee-generating cases, and criminal issues.
If you can afford to hire an attorney, but do not know where to find a legal professional, one of the following Bar Associations may be able to help you begin your search for an attorney.
Hamilton County Bar Association
1312 Maple Avenue
Noblesville, IN 46060
Indiana State Bar Association