Mindel Scott

Free Legal Aid Dallas

Purpose: To provide free legal representation and social services to those who fled persecution and arrived in Dallas, Texas with nothing. (214) 855-0520 Purpose: This website was created to help people who have to deal with simple civil law problems without a lawyer. It offers free publications that you can read to learn more about a specific area of law and forms you can use to represent yourself in court. Purpose: To hold evening clinics and provide legal representation to low-income claimants with civil problems, including family, bankruptcy, housing, consumers, termination and wage claims, guardianship, wills and small estates. Clinics are held at the Martin Luther King Center – South Dallas. Grace United Methodist Church – East Dallas; Marillac Social Center – West Dallas; and the Garland Legal Clinic (Salvation Army). (214) 742-5768 Purpose: Provides free legal services to low-income individuals in a variety of areas, primarily public rights, landlord-tenant disputes, consumer and labour issues, and family law. Clinics are held weekly in the main office. (214) 748-1234 Goal: To build a stronger community by increasing the performance and influence of not-for-profit organizations. Send info@cnmdallas.org by email. (214) 826-3470 Subject: This Dallas Bar Association service refers to lawyers on various types of legal issues on a fee-based basis.

The initial half-hour consultation cost $20. (214) 220-7444 Subject: The Legal Hospice of Texas provides free legal advice to residents of Dallas, Collin, Denton, Henderson, Hunt, Rockwall, Kaufman, Ellis, Cooke, Navarro, Grayson, Hood, Parker, Johnson, Tarrant and Fannin counties who cannot afford a lawyer, are terminally ill or HIV-positive, and have a legal problem related to or affected by their eligible diagnosis. Send info@dlh.org by email. (214) 521-6622 Click here for more legal and community resources: bit.ly/3btMPk5 Purpose: Provides legal and immigration services Provides low-cost (and in some cases free) legal advice and representation to individuals who cannot afford private lawyers for their immigration matters. ILS is a recognized organization authorized by the U.S. Department of Justice to help immigrants meet their legal immigration needs. (214) 634-7182 ILS represents immigrants in the following types of cases: • Family petitions • Citizenship • Abused migrant women • Victims of migrant crimes • Adjustment of the status of refugees and asylum-seekers • Deportation and deportation Anyone wishing to receive free legal aid from the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program must seek help and follow our admission guidelines. The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program assists clients with benefits, consumers, employment, family, housing, landlord-renter, bankruptcy, defaults and secrecy, probate, real estate, taxes, and wills.

DVAP cannot assist in criminal matters, tickets, or cost-generating cases such as personal injury. Plaintiffs who have been sued must bring copies of their legal documents when they seek assistance. Purpose: Answers simple legal questions on the phone every Wednesday from 16:00 to 20:00 Click here to sign up for a lawyer who can call you. Purpose: Maintain a toll-free national hotline for women with legal problems related to domestic violence or abuse. (512) 476-1866 Individuals can apply for free legal aid at one of the following Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program neighborhood legal clinics: *Please note: Clinics may be canceled due to inclement weather, federal holidays, or elections. Please call 214-748-1234 ext. 3348 to confirm that a clinic will be held as scheduled. Please bring proof of income and residency. If you have been sued, please bring your legal documents. It is recommended to arrive early at the legal clinic to get a place in the queue and start filling out paperwork.

People can apply for free legal help at one of the following neighborhood legal clinics in the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. Click on the address link to view the instructions for use: Re: Provision of immigration and family law legal services to immigrants and refugees who are victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. (214) 821-5393 Purpose: to hold bi-weekly evening clinics providing paid counselling services to people with non-criminal legal problems related to family law, bankruptcy, etc. (214) 521-9595 Purpose: Organizes clinics to assist low-income Dallas County residents with legal issues related to consumer fraud, landlord-tenant disputes, civil rights, and nursing home litigation. (214) 768-2562 Objective: Durchführung von Rechtsbebestanden für Personen mit Miet- und Landlord-/Mieterproblemen. Attempts to assist persons threatened with deportation and other cases before the Justice of the Peace and District Court. (214) 828-4244 Subject: In addition to sponsoring the Pro Se Family Law Clinic, the Debt Counseling Clinic, the Senior Legal Clinic, the Mental Health Law Clinic and the Wills Clinic, the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program provides telephone referrals for low-income individuals to volunteer lawyers who provide free legal services.