You may be eligible for free legal help through Judicare Legal Aid if you are a U.S. citizen or lawfully residing in the United States* and:
- Live in one of the 33 northern counties of Wisconsin OR
- Are a victim of crime
- Are an enrolled member of a Native American tribe AND
- Meet limits on the value of your property and have low income, defined as a percentage of the federal poverty guidelines.**
*There are exceptions to our citizenship requirement for individuals who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking.
**Please note: certain projects do not have income or asset limits for eligibility. Apply to see if you are eligible.
To be eligible for free legal help through Judicare Legal Aid, you must have a legal issue in one of the 33 northern counties of Wisconsin or are a Native American.
Federal Poverty Guidelines
The following outlines the Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2023. Judicare Legal Aid typically can only accept clients at or below 125% of Federal Poverty Guidelines. However there are many factors that contribute to the calculation of household income and eligibility, so please apply even if you may be above these guidelines.