What We Do

The VLN can place cases with volunteer attorneys in these areas:

  • Adoptions 
  • Guardianships
  • Dissolution (Divorce) 
  • Landlord/Tenant 
  • Consumer/Collections
  • Estate Law 
  • Wills/Powers of Attorney/Health Care Directives 
  • Contracts 
  • Bankruptcy 
  • Immigration 
  • Real Estate

We cannot accept cases with hearings within 30 days, cases with emergency needs, or cases within certain legal areas, including:

  • Criminal Cases 
  • Traffic/License Violations 
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice 
  • Wrongful Death 
  • Change of Venue
  • CHINS Cases 
  • Juvenile Delinquency 
  • Paternity
  • Cases against the judicial system, criminal justice system, or any government entity

We serve clients in Indiana’s Pro Bono District B, which includes the counties of St. Joseph, Elkhart, LaPorte, Starke, Marshall, and Kosciusko. Click here for a map of all of Indiana's Pro Bono Districts.