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The Law Clinic at Valparaiso University serves, free of charge, those community members who would otherwise be unable to access the legal system. Eligibility based on income, case type, and clinic availability. Please call 219.465.7903 or, toll free, 888.729.1064 (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) to see if you qualify. We assist with:

Civil Matters (in Porter County Courts Only)

  • Tenant’s Rights
  • Wills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Support
  • Guardianship
  • Visitation
  • Debt Collection Defense
  • Paternity
  • Adoption

Immigration (Must be a Northwest Indiana or Chicago Area Resident)

  • Asylum
  • Cases for Immigrant Youth and Children
  • Deportation Defense

Criminal Matters

  • Misdemeanor and felony cases

Tax Cases (must be an Indiana resident)

  • IRS Problems
  • Innocent Spouse
  • Tax Collections
  • Earned Income Tax Credit
Small Claims and Domestic Relations Mediation
  • By referral from the court only

Location:
Heritage Hall | Valparaiso University Law School
510 Freeman St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Map & Driving Directions

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Call: 219.465.7903 or 888.729.1064 (Toll-Free)

 

Other Resources
Indiana Legal Services
Phone: 219-738-6040

Pro Bono Commission
Phone : 317.269.2415