LEGAL AID ADVISORY
Due to COVID-19 our services will be provided remotely until further notice. Dade Legal Aid will be conducting online and telephonic intake in an effort to keep our employees and community safe. Please note, if you are an existing client you may contact your attorney or their secretary for assistance. New clients may apply below. If you have an emergency requiring immediate assistance please call 911.
ESPANOL: 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. Presione Aqui Si tienes una emergencia que requiera assistencia inmediata por favor llamar al 911.
CREOLE: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org; (305) 579-5733 ext. 2243
Legal Assistance to qualifying low-income residents of Miami-Dade County in the following areas of law:
Family Law –
Legal Aid helps with the initial filing of a Divorce, Paternity and Visitation cases for low income residents of Miami-Dade. Client must have physical custody of the minor child(ren) to initially qualify for services. Click Here to apply Required documents to be considered for services
Domestic Violence –
Legal Aid accepts applications from victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence and Stalking, seeking legal advice, Temporary Orders of Protection, and/or Final Orders of Protection. Click Here to Apply.
We will be open for applications after the new year.
Landlord Tenant Clinics–
Click Here to Apply
Housing issues (eviction defense) for Citizens and Residents-Legal Services of Greater Miami: 305-576-0080
HAND (Housing Assistance Program of Dade)-Program- Rental Assistance: 305-231-7667 or 1-877-994-4357
ERAP (Emergency Rental Assistance Program)- COVID19- (Currently closed for new applications) 305-723-1815- https://www.miamidade.gov/global/housing/emergency-rental-assistance-program.page
Put Something Back “PSB” –
A referral service for qualifying indigent clients for civil legal matters on issues such as Consumer & Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Probate, Deeds, Liens, Foreclosure, Name Change, Uncontested Divorce, Venture Law, Incorporation, Non-Profit, Taxation and Wills. Click Here to Apply Required documents for Bankruptcy
REQUIREMENTS: To be eligible, client’s income may not exceed 125-150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. All clients are asked to please bring all relevant documents, identification and proof of income with you to our office.
An organization may qualify for free services if its purpose is to serve eligible clients or is primarily comprised of eligible clients. Dade Legal Aid works with multiple service providers in the community to provide a safety net of services in all areas of civil law.
IF YOU QUALIFY FOR ASSISTANCE YOU MAY BE REFERRED TO A PRO BONO ATTORNEY.
IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE REQUESTED DOCUMENTATION OR REQUIRED RECEIPTS AND PROOF OF INCOME YOU MAY BE REJECTED BY THE PRO BONO ATTORNEY.
The agency offers appropriate auxiliary aids and services at no cost to deaf or hard of hearing clients and companions.
Specialized Projects are available for clients:
Wills on Wheels Clinics – Pro Bono attorneys travel to various location to provide needy residents information about probate and the effects of dying without a will. Qualifying clients are paired with pro bono attorneys who will provide Wills and related documents remotely.
Immigration– In partnership with the local bar and providers, pro bono attorneys staff virtual clinics, take cases and appear in immigration proceedings remotely.
Venture Law, Artists, Non-Profit & Starts Ups– Workshops on diverse topics designed to aid entrepreneurs and those in need of free business tune ups without means to hire counsel. All services are offered remotely Click here to view information.
American Red Cross: 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
Florida Bar Disaster Legal Services
- The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service – 1-800-342-8011
- Broward County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service – English – 954-764-8040, Spanish – 954-832-3624, Creole 954-832-3623
- American Bar Association – Free Legal Answers