Legal Services - Seniors receive legal consultation and representation, education, and assistance with civil cases and access to public benefits, including issues such as housing, social security, Medicare/Medicaid, powers-of-attorney, living wills, and consumer advocacy. Services are provided by Kansas Legal Services (KLS) on a donation basis. To be eligible for legal services, a client must live in Johnson County and be 60 years of age or older.
Appointments can be scheduled at several locations throughout Johnson County.
To schedule an appointment, contact the center you wish to visit. Be sure to provide the name of the older adult age 60+ for whom the service is requested. Clients are not billed for services, but contributions are gratefully accepted.
To apply for Kansas Legal Services, call their central intake line at 1-800-723-6953.
Monthly appointments can be scheduled at:
- Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park. 913-826-3160
9 a.m.- 1 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of every other month.
2016: Oct 13, Dec 8 2017: Feb 9, April 13, June 8, Aug. 10
- Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park. 913-642-6410
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.
2016: Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 21 2017: Jan. 18, Feb 15, March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16, Sept 20
- Sunset Drive Office Building, 11811 S Sunset, Olathe. 913-715-8860
9 a.m.- 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of every other month.
2016: Nov. 10 2017: Jan. 12, March 9, May 11, July 13, Sept 14
The Elder Law Hotline also makes volunteer attorneys available at (888) 353-5337, a toll free number.
Also, see Legal Assistance in our Aging and Accessibility Resource Directory for more resources.