Studies show that tenants represented by an attorney are significantly more likely to either avoid eviction, or negotiate a less traumatic resolution for themselves and their families.
We invite you to join us in providing legal assistance and representation to Hoosiers facing eviction.
Links, forms, checklists, and other materials for eviction defense volunteers.
Volunteer for an in-person or virtual eviction defense or expungement clinic.
ISBA's NEW resource for pro bono attorneys, including FREE on-demand CLE about eviction defense and eviction expungements.
This program helps residential landlords and tenants attempt to avoid or mitigate eviction with the help of a neutral facilitator.
Courts are still required to give parties an opportunity to participate in pre-eviction diversion resources.
Indiana Free Legal Answers: Online virtual clinic; clients post their civil legal questions, and attorneys select questions and anonymously post responses. Sign up here.
State-Wide Eviction Defense Clinic: Virtual Zoom or phone clinic from 10a-2p on the 1st & 3rd Fridays of each month. Signup: Contact Brandon at (765) 421-6558.
Lake, Jasper, Newton, and Porter Counties
Metro Legal Clinic: General advice clinic; Call (219) 292-4389 or email for more information
Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph, and Starke Counties
St. Joseph County Eviction & Housing Clinic: Western Branch Public Library, South Bend, IN. 1p-4p [freqency?]
Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Parke, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, White, and Warren Counties
Boone County Civil Legal Resource & Tenant Eviction Help: Boone County Courthouse, Lebonon, IN; in-person advice clinic from 9a-noon on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Contact Brandon at (765) 421-6558
Montgomery County Tenant Eviction Clinic: Virtual Zoom advice-only clinic from 11a-1p on the last Tuesday of each month. Signup: Contact Brandon at (765) 421-6558.
Tippecanoe County/Ivy Tech Tenant Eviction Help Clinic: In-person in Ivy Hall or vitual; 10a-12 noon [frequency?]
Tippecanoe County Legal Aid Hotline (Tippecanoe County Legal Aid): Call-in advice clinic from 12-2 every Friday. Call 765-742-1068 to sign up.
Cass, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Miami, Pulaski, Tipton, and Wabash Counties
Cass County Eviction Clinic: In-person at the Logansport-Cass Public Library, Logansport, IN, 2nd Wednesday of the month, 2p-3p.
Fulton County Eviction Clinic: In-person at the Fulton County Public Library, Rochester, IN, 3rd Wednesday of the month, 2p-3p.
Grant County Eviction Clinic: In-person at the Marion Public Library, Marion, IN, 1st Wednesday of the month, 2p-3p.
Howard County Eviction Clinic: In-person at the Howard County Public Library, Kokomo, IN, every Wednesday, 11a-12 noon.
Miami County Tenant Eviction Help Clinic: In-person at the Miami County Courthouse, Peru, IN, every Monday, 1p-3p.
Blackford, Delaware, Hamilton, Hancock, Henry, Jay, Madison, and Randolph Counties
Delaware County Eviction Clinic:
Henry County Housing & General Legal Help Clinic: Henry County Justice Center, New Castle, IN; Mondays from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Information/Volunteer
Jay County Library: 4thThursday from 10:00 a.m. to Noon Information/Volunteer
Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Rush, and Shelby Counties
Legal Aid Phone Clinic: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 3p-5:30p. To volunteer, call (812) 378-0358.
Rush County Phone Clinic: Quarterly, 2nd Monday, 3p-5:30p
Walk-in Housing Clinics (4-5 pm)
> Bartholomew County: River Valley Legal Aid, Columbus, IN; 4th Tuesday
> Brown County Public Library, Nashville, IN; 1st Tuesday every other month
> Decatur County Public Library, Quarterly on the 2nd Wednesday
> Jackson County: Quarterly on the 1st Wednesday, at the Montgomery Elsner & Pardieck Law Office in Seymour, IN
> Jennings County Public Library, 3rd Tuesday, every other month
> Shelby County: Stephenson Rife Law Office, Shelbyville, IN, quarterly, 3rd Wednesday
Check the RVLA website for list of upcoming clinics and information on how to volunteer.
Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Martin, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick Counties
Vanderburgh County Court Help Desk Weekdays from 8a-9a (Central time)
Vanderburgh County Law Library Thursdays, 11a-1p (Central time); call (812) 402-6303 for information
Evansville Bar Association Talk to a Lawyer 1st Thursday & 3rd Tuesday of each month More information
Counties: Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Orange, Scott, and Washington
Floyd County Eviction Clinics: In-person at:
> Floyd County Courthouse, New Albany, IN, 2nd Thursday of the month, 1p-3p.
> Floyd County Library, monthly; dates vary, 4p-6p.
Jeffersonville Township Eviction Clinic: in-person at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, Jeffersonville, IN, 3rd Monday of the month, 4p-6p
Scott County: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 12p-1p.