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Low-Cost Legal Assistance and Self Help Tools in Dane County : Elder Law

A list of legal assistance agencies and clinics in Dane County, WI. Organized by area of law.

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups

2850 Dairy Drive, suite 100
Madison, WI 53718-6751
(608) 224-0606
(800) 366-2990
Fax: (608) 224-0607
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Legal Assistance - Provides intake of fair housing complains from the generals and counsel on options for administrative or judicial remedy. Also offers investigative services for those who allege housing discrimination.

Eligibility - Members of the general public who allege housing discrimination.

Costs - Free services

Contact - Holin Kennen and Phoebe Hefko- Dane County Benefit Specialists

Staff - Five attorneys and other staff, including two benefit specialists.

Publications -  Web site -

Madison Senior Center

330 West Mifflin Street
Madison, WI
Phone (608) 266-6581
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Legal Assistance -  Law related classes, including a "Do Your Own Will" class three times a year.AARP tax assistance

Eligibility - Dane County residents 55 and over

Costs - $3.50 charge for the "Do Your Own Will" class.

Contact - No particular contact person

Staff - An attorney conducts the "Do Your Own Will" class.

Publications - The Senior Messenger, a monthly newsletter in which classes and programs are listed . Further information about the senior is available off of the City of Madison's web site at