In person. Walk in Tuesday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
No appointment is needed. We are closed on Mondays.
By phone. If you need legal help call 616-632-6000. Courts
And agencies may call 616-632-6014.
Online. See the Legal Resources on this website.
We offer information and resources about:
divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, paternity, adoption Housing
landlord/tenant, eviction, security deposits Consumer
debt collection, garnishment, payment plans Other
small claims, simple estates, guardianship Connections
finding a lawyer, connecting to community resources
To support the LAC:
Facing legal problems alone? We can help.
If you are trying to solve basic legal problems without an attorney, the Legal Assistance Center can help you help yourself. Our goal is to help you be informed, be prepared and be heard.
How we help
Everyone is welcome
There are no income or other requirements. We can help both parties in a case.
We listen to you
We will talk with you about what you want to happen.
We don't give legal advice or representation, so you choose the path that is right for you.
Most help is free
There is a low cost for copies and some case packets. These funds support our services.
Information, resources and connections
If we don't have what you need, we will help you find someone who does.