Legal Aid Corporation

Phone: (765) 742-1068
Fax: (765) 742-1069

Together We Can
Change Lives

Legal Aid is a United Way agency, dedicated to improving our community with the support of expert legal services. Everyone deserves a helping hand in their time of need, and we’re here to make sure they get it.

Help The People in Your Community

Join us for Legal Aid Corp of Tippecanoe County’s 15th Annual Golf Scramble on July 11, 2019. Have some summer fun and help the community with your generous support!

Register for our Annual Golf Scramble.

Fill out this form to register for the golf scramble.

Click the Make a Donation button to reserve your spot! 

Applying for Aid

How do you qualify for Legal Aid?

How do I qualify for Legal Aid?

  • Applicants must live in Tippecanoe County and the legal problem must be in Tippecanoe County.
  • Applicants must meet financial requirements based on household size and weekly income.
  • In cases of divorce, one of the spouses must have lived in Indiana for at least 6 months and in Tippecanoe County for at least 3 months.
How do you apply for Legal Aid?

How do I apply for Legal Aid?

  • Fill out a Legal Aid application available at the Legal Aid office.
  • If you qualify for legal assistance, a member of the staff will contact you.
  • Schedule an appointment with a Legal Aid attorney to discuss your legal problem.
How much does Legal Aid cost?

How much does Legal Aid cost?

  • THE CONSULTATION IS FREE. To open a case and have an attorney represent you is $10.
  • COURT COSTS: State law requires the payment of court costs. The amount varies according to the situation.
  • PUBLICATION COSTS: Clients are also responsible for the cost of any legal notices which must be published in the newspaper. The cost for this varies with the situation.

There may be other costs depending on the situation.

Our Mission

We make it our responsibility to help low-income families and individuals in Tippecanoe County by providing them with legal assistance and representation. As a not-for-profit United Way agency, we seek to advance the common good by empowering those less fortunate with quality legal representation that they couldn’t otherwise afford.

legal aid of lafayette & tippecanoe county makes it their mission to empower the less fortunate

Our Services

Here are some examples of services for which we will be happy to be your advocate. However, we do NOT handle criminal matters or cases involving fee-generating litigation.



Child Support

Name Changes


Divorce & Separation

Custody & Visitation

Children Services


Mental Commitment Defense

Consumer Defense

Upcoming Event


Contact Us Today


Legal Aid Corporation
of Tippecanoe County

212 North 5th Street
Lafayette, IN 47901


Phone: (765) 742-1068
Fax: (765) 742-1069


Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm

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