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.
Connects people with the government agencies and legal entities to meet their needs.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Trains community volunteers to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in the court system.
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.
Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office
Oversees prosecution of crimes and child support enforcement.
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.
Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS)
Provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people relating to food, shelter, income, medical care, or personal safety.
Lawyer Referral Service – Indianapolis Bar Association
Offers free referrals to attorneys across legal practices.
Legal Aid Society, Inc. – Indianapolis
Provides civil legal assistance to low-income individuals.