Study: Indiana legal aid agencies return $6.70 for every dollar invested


In all, the net value of the services was $96.5 million. Calculated against the $14.4 million in tax-based funding for Indiana civil legal aid organizations, the social impact return on investment was 670 percent.
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Indiana Lawyer
January 8, 2019
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Organizations mentioned/involved: Indianapolis Bar Association


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The bulk of the legal services were provided to Hoosiers with family law issues, the report found. During 2017, Indiana legal aid agencies gave assistance in 7,999 legal matters resulting in $4.5 million in immediate gross direct financial benefits and $50.2 million in gross long-term consequential financial benefits.