County Legal Resources
Information by County
Legal Assistance Organizations
- Aging and Disability Resource Center
- Barron County Victim/Witness Assistance Program
(715) 537-6220. Provides assistance, support and notification services to crime victims and witnesses in exercising their rights throughout the prosecution of criminal and juvenile cases.
- Community Referral Agency
(800) 261-7233 Advocacy and services for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.
- Disability Rights Wisconsin
(800) 928-8778 or (715) 736-1232. Disability Rights helps people across Wisconsin gain access to services and opportunity through its advocacy and legal expertise. Legal support addresses access, inclusion, dignity, most-integrated choices and equal rights issues.
Serves several counties. Find phone numbers on their website. Assistance in filing restraining orders, preparation for injunction court hearing and support during the hearing. Embrace also provides accompaniment advocacy to law enforcement and prosecution interviews, child forensic interviews, and work with survivors to help them understand their rights when navigating the civil and criminal court systems. Embrace can also assist with referrals to legal assistance programs.
- Free Legal Answers Wisconsin
Free to Wisconsin residents. Ask your legal question online and volunteer attorneys may answer your question through the website provided by the American Bar Association.
- Indianhead Community Action Agency
Legal assistance for victims, including divorce, child custody and placement, restraining orders, unemployment compensation, fair housing.
(800) 472-1638 Legal assistance for low-income individuals. Handles cases involving bankruptcy, social security and SSI, family law, health, housing, income maintenance, wills, and Indian law.
- Language Assistance Program, Clerk of Circuit Court
(715) 537-6265 The Language Assistance Plan serves to help ensure access to court services for persons with limited English proficiency (LEP). It also covers interpreter services to deaf and hard of hearing persons.
- Lawyers for Learners
Lawyers for Learners partners with colleges across Wisconsin to connect students and community members with free legal help. Virtual or in-person help may include criminal background and arrest records; records from civil and municipal court proceedings, such as retail theft citations and debt judgments; driver’s license recovery; rental housing issues; child support and family law issues; expungement, unemployment compensation, foreclosure, bankruptcy, victim of crime issues and consumer law. Fill out the form on their website to request an appointment.
- LIFT Wisconsin
Provides a legal tune up tool to search public data and help users resolve civil legal issues, fill out forms, and resolve issues with background check, criminal court records, and eviction court records.
- Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics
Provides appointment-based services (some statewide) for nonprofit and small business help, adult guardianship, pardons, civil, and family issues. Some services may only be available in Milwaukee.
- Restorative Justice Program
Program offers victim offender conferencing, family conferencing, a youth restitution program and a youth educational shoplifting prevention program.
- State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer Referral and Information Service
Request a referral to a Wisconsin attorney by calling (800) 362-9082.
- Volunteer Guardian Program