Help

CASES:

Legal Assistance to qualifying low-income residents of Miami-Dade County in the following areas of law:

  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child & Teen Advocacy
  • Consumer & Bankruptcy
  • Human Sex Trafficking
  • Guardianship & Probate
  • Housing & Real Property
  • Community Development
  • Aging Adults
  • Venture Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • By Laws & Taxation
  • Pro Bono Activities
  • Emerging Artists & Arts Groups
  • Law School Partnerships
  • Self Help “Pro Se” Clinics
  • Educational Workshops
  • Leave a Legacy Housing Program
  • Wills on Wheels
  • Veterans Affairs

REQUIREMENTS: To be eligible, client’s income may not exceed 125-150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. 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 ASSITANCE 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.  All clients are asked to please bring all relevant documents, identification and proof of income with you to our office. For clients in need of Bankruptcy assistance, Click here for list of required documents in order to be considered for services.

Click Here to Download PSB Intake Application in English

Click Here to Download PSB Intake Application in Spanish

CLINICS:

Self Help Clinics are available to support our work:
 
Small Claims– Small Claims “How To” Clinics for pro se litigants seeking advice on how to proceed pro se. General overview, materials and information. No appointment necessary.  Walk ins welcome. Click here to view 2019 Small Claims Schedule.
 
Bankruptcy– Bankruptcy attorneys staff pro se clinics throughout the Southern District at various locations.  In Miami, the clinics are held monthly on Fridays at the U.S. Bankruptcy Courthouse from 12-1:15 pm. After watching a 45 minute video there is a ? & workshop to help pro se debtors.  No appointment necessary.  Walk ins welcome. We do not represent you and take no responsbility for your case.  Click here to view clinic information.
 
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.  Upon request, qualifying clients will receive a will and related documents. We work closely with a network of organizations including South Miami Kendall Bar Association, the Probate & Guardianship Committee of the Dade County Bar Association and the Miami VA to provide these services.
 
Immigration–  In partnership with the DCBA Immigration Law Committee, Catholic Legal Services, AIJ, voluntary bars and local law firms, pro bono attorneys staff clinics, take cases and appear in immigration proceedings on behalf of children and/or others who are in legal limbo. Training, mentors and materials available to guide you through the process. Click Here
 
Artists, Non Profit & Starts Up Clinics– Mix meet and mingle with emerging artists, creative collaborations and start ups at launchpads and other locations featuring workshops on diverse topics designed to aid those in need of  free business tune ups without means to hire counsel. Click here to view information.
 
Venture Law Clinicshttp://www.venturelawproject.com/
 
Landlord Tenant Clinics– Attorneys enjoy rolling up their sleeves and interviewing prospective Landlord Tenants clients on Friday mornings 9 am- noon at 123 NW 1 Ave. Spanish and Creole Speakers Welcome!
 
American Red Cross: 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
 
Florida Bar Disaster Legal Services 
Dade Legal Aid 305-579-5733 ext. 2252 www.dadelegalaid.org  ask for the Put Something Back Pro Bono Program to be connected with a pro bono attorney and or other services or email psb@dadelegalaid.org for assistance. IF YOU QUALIFY FOR ASSITANCE 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. 

CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS!!

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