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ICADV’s Legal Clinic provides holistic legal representation to victims of domestic violence in Iowa. Our staff and attorneys are trained in trauma-informed representation and view each client as a unique individual who needs a response tailored to his or her particular experiences, survival strategies and life goals.


Our staff also works closely with ICADV’s member programs to connect client with non-legal resources to reach his or her goals.


To learn more or if you have any questions,

please contact our legal staff at 515-244-8028.


Legal Services Provided

  • Immigration Law

  • Family law

  • Protection orders

  • Housing and economic justice

Qualifications for Assistance

The ICADV Legal Clinic ONLY accepts cases from victims and survivors of domestic violence. You do not need to currently be working with an advocate to qualify.


Our legal clinic takes a number of factors into consideration when accepting a new client, including but not limited to, financial hardship, safety concerns, children at risk and/or case/staff capacity.

How to Inquire about Assistance?

  • Contact the ICADV Legal Clinic directly at our office in Des Moines at 515.244.8028. One of our staff will be available to take your intake interview over the phone or in person.


  • If you are currently working with an advocate at a domestic violence program, your advocate can assist you in filling out the intake information and submitting it to our office.

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Office Location:

4725 Merle Hay Road, STE 107, Des Moines, Iowa 50322

Phone: 515-244-8028     Fax: 515-244-7417

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