Okaloosa County Legal Aid, Inc.


    Phone: (850) 651-7254  FAX: (850) 651-7334        

Serving the people of Okaloosa County, Florida. Do you have questions? See the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section. Need to know if you qualify? See the Qualifying link.

 1250 N. Eglin Parkway, Law Library, Suite B-116 - - County Courthouse Annex -  Shalimar, FL   32579


About OCLA

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Volunteer with OCLA

Okaloosa County Legal Aid, Inc. has been supported by the local bar association attorney members since 1974. Pro Bono law services are offered by OCLA volunteers to serve the community. 

Help meet your community service requirements by providing civil law services to those who cannot afford to pay. Volunteer with OCLA. 

Contact Alicia Wardlow at the County Courthouse Annex in Shalimar, Florida, for more information about how you can help. You can call Alica at (850) 651-7254. 

Okaloosa County Legal Aid, Inc.'s mission is to provide civil legal assistance to the indigent of Okaloosa County.  

We provide law services in the following areas:

  • Consumer and/or Finance Law

  • Landlord and/or Tenant Law

  • Defense of Paternity and Step-parent Adoption

  • Wills for the Elderly 

  • Dissolution of Marriage

Contact OCLA for more information at (850) 651-7254. 


Qualifying Disclaimer

Okaloosa County Legal Aid, Inc. (OCLA) provides civil legal assistance to people who qualify for assistance who are residents of Okaloosa County, Florida. Qualifying is based on federal financial eligibility standards that are based on a combination of gross income and number of people in the household, among other factors. 

* Only a limited number of dissolution of marriage (divorce) and child custody cases can be taken per year.  Please call us for more information.


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Thank you for stopping by. Questions? Please call us at 850-651-7254 Monday through Friday, or 850-689-5000 ex. 5980 Wednesday only. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*  Please Note: Regretfully, OCLA cannot provide any legal advice over the telephone or via e-mail.  You must provide information regarding income and other factors to qualify for legal assistance under our guidelines before we can provide any legal advice whatsoever. Please call for an appointmentThe information contained in this web site does not constitute legal advice. No claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site are made. Legal advice must be given based on the your specific circumstances. Nothing in this web site should be used as a substitute for advice from legal counsel. 

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