Free Legal Aid in Oklahoma City

Last updated: October 17, 2013

Do you have a legal issue, but can’t afford to hire an attorney? There are many free or low-cost legal service options for residents in the "Big Friendly." The main ways are through legal assistance programs such as the Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, a nonprofit law firm providing free legal aid to low-income residents and seniors, or through the law school clinics. There may be income limits that apply for you to qualify for free/low-cost help. Contact the specific agency to learn more. Below is a list of several organizations available to help you.

General Law

  • American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma

    3000 Paseo Drive
    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73103

    Tel: (405) 524-8511

    Areas of Law: Discrimination, Election and Voting, Freedom Speech, Freedom of Religion, Immigration Rights, LGBT Rights, Privacy, Police Practices, Jail and Prison Conditions, and other issues of fair treatment by government.

    Good to Know: The ACLU does not usually assist in the following types of cases: criminal defense or post-conviction appeals, divorce or child custody disputes, property disputes, tax problems, workers compensation issues, consumer complaints, landlord-tenant disputes, building code issues and complaints about lawyers or judges. To apply for services, fill out an intake form.

  • Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

    2901 Classen Boulevard
    Suite 112

    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73106

    Tel: (888) 534-5243

    Area of Law: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Child support Collection/Modification, Divorce

    Domestic Violence, Driver's License Problems, Eviction, Foreclosure, Garnishment, Guardianship, Landlord Repairs, Medicaid/Medicare/Title 19, Paternity, Public Housing & Section 8, Repossession, Social Security Disability Income & Overpayments, TANF, Food Stamps, Veterans' Benefits, Wills

    Good to Know: This agency does not handle criminal cases.

  • Oklahoma Attorney Resources

    3015 East Skelly Drive
    Suite 385

    Tulsa
    , OK 74105

    Tel: (918) 742-8883

    Areas of Law: Criminal, Family Law, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Probate

    Good to Know: This group provides statewide, low-cost legal services. This is not a free legal service. Call to learn more.

Disability Law

  • Oklahoma Disability Law Center

    2915 Classen Boulevard
    300 Cameron Building

    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73106

    Tel: (405) 525-7755

    Area of Law: Disability, Domestic Violence, Abuse, Neglect, Public Benefits

    Good to Know: This is a statewide service providing assistance and referrals to legal service agencies. Call to learn intake procedures.

Domestic Violence

  • YMCA Oklahoma City

    2460 W. I-44 Service Road
    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73112

    Tel: (405) 948-1770

    Areas of Law: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

    Good to Know: YMCA provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Programs include Crisis Services, hospital advocacy, shelter, counseling, support groups, and an empowerment program. They will also help you fill out court forms and accompany you to court.

Immigration Law

  • Catholic Charities of Oklahoma

    1501 N. Classen Boulevard
    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73106

    Tel: (405) 523-3001

    Area of Law: Domestic Violence, Immigration, Naturalization

    Good to Know: This organization provides free legal representation for low-income persons. They do not assist with prisoners/detainees who are serving prison sentences; employment-based cases; and persons with a criminal record.

  • Hispanic American Mission

    1836 N.W. 3rd Street
    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73106

    Tel: (405) 272-0890

    Area of Law: Immigration

    Good to Know: This organization provides immigration assistance to low-income and underserved residents of Oklahoma.

Native American Law

  • Oklahoma Indian Legal Services

    4200 Perimeter Center Drive
    Suite 222

    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73112

    Tel: (405) 943-6457

    Areas of Law: Civil, Tax, Native American legal issues

    Good to Know: This organization assists Native Americans in civil cases that are connected to their Native American status. There is limited assistance for the general public.

Senior Citizen Rights

  • The Senior Law Resource Center

    1200 NW 22nd Street
    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73106

    Tel: (405) 528-0858

    Area of Law: Civil, Probate, Abuse, Neglect

    Good to Know: This is a low-cost legal service. They have set rates for routine matters. They do not handle criminal matters, bankruptcy, or general family law issues.

Veterans/Military Assistance

  • Oklahoma Bar Association Military Pro Bono Program

    P.O. Box 53036
    Oklahoma City
    , OK 73152

    Tel: (800) 522-8065

    Areas of Law: Civil

    Good to Know: This is a free legal service for Oklahoma's veterans, enlisted service members, and Guard and Reserve members.

Law School Clinics