Dade Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm dedicated to providing access to justice to low income individuals, children, teens, women and families.  Our work focuses on these areas of law:

  • Divorce, Paternity, Adoption, Child Support, Custody, Visitation
  • Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking
  • Child Advocacy, Guardian Ad Litem, Foster Youth Advocacy
  • Guardianship, Probate, Veterans, Elder Affairs
  • Bankruptcy, Housing, Homelessness, Immigration
  • Nonprofit, Patent, Startups, Taxation, Benefits
  • FEMA, Contractor Fraud, Insurance Claims

We serve over 5,000 clients annually via direct representation, community lawyering, pro bono referrals, advice clinics, legal hotlines and workshops aimed at creating  increased opportunities for the most vulnerable clients to access legal services including farmworkers, low-income tenants living in inadequate housing, victims of violence and other marginalized communities needing access to legal services.

To learn more about cases we handle or becoming a client, visit our Cases and Clients tabs.

Our pro bono project, Put Something Back, provides a pipeline to pro bono opportunities for all attorneys, including corporate counsel, government, law firms, voluntary bar associations, public interest, law schools and others seeking to give back to the most vulnerable members of society. To help, visit our Volunteer and Register tabs.

Dade Legal Aid along with its numerous partners helps with disaster recovery efforts for qualifying low-income residents affected by Hurricane Irma in the following areas:
  • FEMA claims
  • Insurance claims
  • Home repair contractors and other consumer matters
  • Landlord/tenant matters
  • Mortgage foreclosure
  • Wills and other legal documents destroyed by hurricane
The Florida Bar’s Disaster Legal Services
Hotline 1-866-550-2929 
FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency
1800-621-FEMA (3362)
American Red Cross
Florida Emergency Information
FL Dept. of Financial Services
Dade Legal Aid provides a critical safety net of comprehensive civil legal services for low income residents with problems related to family law matters, domestic violence injunctions, housing, discrimination, benefits, guardianship, unfair sales, contractor fraud, disaster relief, insurance claims and other areas of law. Our pro bono department, Put Something Back, connects those in need with dedicated volunteers and disaster recovery networks.