Legal Services

These organizations can help you navigate legal proceedings and may provide advice at more affordable rates than typical legal counsel.

Adult Protective Services

Receives and investigates reports abuse, neglect, or exploitation of adults.

Main Number: (800) 992-6978

Connects people with the government agencies and legal entities to meet their needs.

Main Number: (877) 813-0719
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Trains community volunteers to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in the court system.

Main Number: (765) 649-7215
Department of Child Services, Hancock County

Provides help to children identified as abused, neglected, or abandoned.

Hancock County Probation Office

Conducts pre-sentence investigations and inquiries on adult and juvenile charges.

Main Number: (317) 477-1135
Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office

Oversees prosecution of crimes and child support enforcement.

Main Number: (317) 477-1139
Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Has a crisis line and can help victims of domestic violence with legal information.

Indiana Department of Child Services, Hancock County

DCS protects children who are victims of abuse or neglect and strengthens families through services that focus on family support and preservation. The Department also administers child support, child protection, adoption and foster care throughout the state of Indiana.

Main Number: (317) 467-6360
Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS)

Provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people relating to food, shelter, income, medical care, or personal safety.

Main Number: (800) 869-0212
Lawyer Referral Service – Indianapolis Bar Association

Offers free referrals to attorneys across legal practices.

Main Number: (317) 269-2222
Legal Aid Society, Inc. – Indianapolis

Provides civil legal assistance to low-income individuals.

Main Number: (317) 635-9538