Be safe! Get help by phone at 616-632-6000. We will return your call as promptly as possible. For the safety of the public, our patrons, volunteers, and staff, we have suspended in-person service at the courthouse 5th Floor walk-in center.

You can also find updates on our blog and many forms are now available here.

For more information see Legal Aid of Western Michigan's COVID-19 Info Page and Michigan Legal Help's COVID-19 Emergency Page

LAC Manifesto

We believe in justice for all.
We believe in fairness.
We believe that the justice system must work for everyone.
We believe that justice and fairness require access.
We believe everyone is entitled to use the courts.
We believe that limited resources should not impair justice, fairness, or access.

We believe in empowering people to solve problems.
We believe that serving people directly has deep value.
We believe that everyone is entitled to our respect and compassion.
We believe that our services and resources must work for the people who use them.
We believe that solving problems improves lives and families.
We believe that improving lives and families makes our community a better place.