Legal advice and representation to low-income residents of Muscatine County, and low-income people who are made subject to the courts of Muscatine County.
Civil matters include Dissolution of Marriage, Child Custody, Actions for Child Support, Paternity Actions, Family Law matters, Guardianship or Conservatorship, Unemployment claims, Social Security claims, Landlord-tenant disputes, and consumer complaints.
Criminal misdemeanor cases as appointed by the court.
Juvenile court cases regarding children in need of assistance (CINA), or children who have been accused of delinquent behavior.
Restraining orders in partnership with Family Resources through a Domestic Violence Victim Assistance program. Provides no cost assistance to victims in divorce and custody actions, provided that they are separated from the abuser for a period of six months.
Muscatine Legal Services
Main Phone: (563) 263-8663
Fax: (563) 263-8667
122 East 2nd Street
Agency: Iowa Legal Aid
Languages Available: English
Fees: Sliding fee scale from $20-$200 per hour; domestic violence services free
Intake: Call for appointment
Eligibility: Open to residents of service area who meet income guidelines, typically 200% of federal poverty level
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm