Milwaukee Resources

Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee

Primary Clients Served:Adults

Milwaukee Office (as of 5/18/15)
728 N. James Lovell St., Third Floor, North Suite
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: (414) 727-5300
Hours: Intake hours Mon and Wed 1:30-3:30. No appointments but arrive early and bring any paperwork. Business Hours 8:00-4:30

Children's Court Office
10201 Watertown Plank Road,
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 257-7159
Hours: Business Hours 8:00-5:00


Provides legal assistance to needy Milwaukee County residents with serious civil legal problems.

The Civil Division represents low income families and individuals who have problems involving housing (ex: eviction defense, foreclosure), bankruptcy (Chapter 7 only), municipal tickets (ex: retail theft, disorderly conduct, loitering), tax disputes with the IRS, disability (ex: SSI/SSD-I appeals), consumer law (ex: security deposits, repossessions, garnishments), civil rights (ex: rights of involuntarily confined patients, inmates, children in the child welfare system), elder law (ex: age 50+ public benefits/health care, advanced directives, basic estate planning). 

Legal Aid also sends attorneys to community meeting places in convenient locations. Those sites are listed on the website. Intake hours Monday and Wednesday 1:30-3:30. No appointments but arrive early and bring any paperwork.

Last Updated: 5/10/2017 | Profile update request