DADE LEGAL AID PROVIDES VIRTUAL SERVICES

Dade Legal Aid’s dedicated staff and Put Something Back Pro Bono Project continue remote operations to meet the civil legal needs of the indigent community.  While physically distant, we remain virtually connected and fully committed to representing those who need our services including individuals living in poverty, children in foster care, immigrant children, teenage victims of human trafficking, survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans, the elderly, the medically fragile, nonprofits, startups, and individuals and families facing eviction.  To apply for our services, please call or select the area of need on the home page: Family Law, Domestic Violence, Guardianship, Bankruptcy, Housing, and Put Something Back. To become a Volunteer Attorney, please go to the Register Tab to enroll online.  We need pro bono attorneys to help address the surge in clients impacted by COVID-19 in all areas of law, especially Bankruptcy, Collection, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Housing, Immigration, Insurance, Probate and Will Drafting. Thank you for your generous support and participation.  We look forward to seeing you again soon!


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY LEGAL AID COVID-19 RESOURCES

Florida Governor Executive Orders
The Florida Bar
The Florida Supreme Court

Miami-Dade County, Florida  
The Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.
The United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
Miami-Dade County Clerk of Court
DadeCountyProBono.Org
Florida Department of Health

The Cares Act
U.S. Department of Labor

Florida Reemployment Assistance Application
Florida Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Center for Disease Control and Prevention


NEED HELP DUE TO COVID-19?

If you are an existing Legal Aid Family, Guardianship, Domestic Violence, Bankruptcy, or Housing client and need rental assistance, the HAND COVID-19 Rental Assistance Portal will be open to accept screening questionnaires from May 27 – June 5, 2020.  To apply, or for more information, prospective applicants may visit www.miamidaderenthelp.com.  A household may be eligible to receive assistance fo past due rent, current rent due and rent for upcoming months. 

To apply for a pro bono attorney Put Something Back Pro Bono Project, please call (305) 579-5733 ext. 2249 or ext. 2279 or apply on line by Clicking Here. If you have an emergency and need immediate assistance, call 911. 

If you are a new client seeking services from Dade Legal Aid, please apply on line by Clicking Here. If you do not have access to a computer you may call (305) 579-5733 ext. 2242 or 2237 for our Legal Helpline for assistance. Click here if you are a victim of domestic violence and need legal help.

Nuestras oficinas se encuntran temporalmente cerradas por motivos del coronavirus y estamos operando remotamente hasta nuevo aviso. Si ya eres un cliente de nuestra oficina y estas actualmente representado por un abogado, por favor contactar a tu abogado o al assistente del abogado para informacion addicional. Para applicar para servicios en linea, nuevos clients pueden oprimir aqui. Si tienes una emergencia que requiera assistencia inmediata por favor llamar al 911. (305)-579-5733 ext. 2242 or 2237.

Pandan ke nap kontinye swiv evenman kap fèt la nap konitnye sèvi klyan nou yo an deyò biro-a.  Si-w gen okenn ijans, tanpri rele 911.  Si-w se yon kliyan deja, tanpri kontakte avoka-w la.  Tout nouvo aplikan yo tanpri vizite www.dadelegalaid.org pou nouvo enfòmasyon. Si-w pale kreyol tanpri kontakte Genie nan eugenie@dadelegalaid.org  (305) 579-5733 ext. 2243.

Since 1949, Dade Legal Aid has been serving the unmet civil legal needs of low-income residents in Miami-Dade County in the areas of Family Law, Domestic Violence, Guardianship, Child & Teen Advocacy, Human Sex Trafficking, Guardian ad Litem, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Small Claims, Immigration, Veterans, Benefits, Disaster Relief, Community and Economic Development, and Nonprofit Incorporation.  Annually, the agency’s comprehensive legal services impact over 10,000 needy clients, families and the community. To learn more about cases we handle or become a client CLICK HERE.

DO YOU NEED FREE LEGAL HELP?

  • Divorce, Paternity, Adoption, Child Support, Custody, Name Change, Visitation
  • Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Human Trafficking, Stalking
  • Child Advocacy, Guardian Ad Litem, Foster Teen Advocacy, Attorney Ad Litem
  • Guardianship, Probate, Veterans, Elder Affairs, Wills
  • Bankruptcy, Housing, Homelessness, Immigration
  • Nonprofit, Patent, Startups, Taxation, Appeals, Small Claims
  • FEMA, CARES Act, Contractor Fraud, Insurance Claims

PRO BONO CHALLENGE – ARE YOU IN?

The new year is a great time to deepen your commitment to pro bono. All members of the Florida Bar are encouraged to perform a minimum of 20 hours of pro bono service per year.   In 2020, our goal is for every attorney in our circuit to provide a minimum of 20 hours of pro bono service and/or contribute to the program.  What better way to do so than by taking a case from Dade Legal Aid/Put Something Back Pro Bono Project (“PSB”) and committing to the 2020 Pro Bono Challenge? Please accept this challenge and make pro bono an important part of of 2020  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

Dade Legal Aid Cases Awaiting Placement with Pro Bono Attorneys

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS