Legal Assistance to qualifying low-income residents of Miami-Dade County in English, Spanish and Creole in the following areas of 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 their minor child(ren) and be a resident of Miami-Dade County to initially qualify for services. Click Here to apply Required documents to be considered for services Once you apply if you need further assistance please call 305-579-5733 ext. 2239. If you do not qualify for Legal Aid, you may be referred to Put Something Back.
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. Once you apply if you need further assistance please call 305-579-5733 ext. 2229 or ext. 2251.
Legal Aid provides critical and innovative legal work in Guardianship cases for indigent residents seeking to become legal guardian of an incapacitated family member of loved one. For more information please call 305-579-5733 ext. 2267 or 2273
Put Something Back "PSB"
A referral service of Dade Legal Aid and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit for indigent clients unable to be served by our staff or another program. Refers civil legal matters on issues such as Consumer, Collection, Bankruptcy, Eviction, Immigration, Real Estate, Probate, Deeds, Liens, Foreclosure, Name Change, Divorce, Venture Law, Incorporation, Guardianship, Non-Profit, Taxation and Wills. Click Here to Apply
LEGAL AID ADVISORY
For our services, please apply online www.dadelegalaid.org or by phone 305-579-5733 for assistance. Please note, due to construction, our downtown office is temporarily relocated. If you are an existing client you may contact your attorney or their secretary for an update on your case. New clients may apply below. If you have an emergency requiring immediate assistance please call 911.
Para nuestros servicios, solicite asistencia en línea www.dadelegalaid.org o por teléfono al 305-579-5733. Tenga en cuenta que, debido a la construcción, nuestra oficina en el centro se reubicará temporalmente. Si ya es un cliente, puede comunicarse con su abogado o su secretaria para obtener una actualización de su caso. Los nuevos clientes pueden aplicar a continuación. Si tiene una emergencia que requiere asistencia inmediata, llame al 911.
Pou sèvis nou yo, tanpri aplike sou Entènèt www.dadelegalaid.org oswa nan telefòn 305-579-5733 ext. 2227 pou asistans. Tanpri sonje, akòz konstriksyon, biwo anba lavil nou an ap deplase tanporèman. Si ou se yon kliyan ki egziste deja ou ka kontakte avoka ou oswa sekretè yo pou yon mizajou sou ka w la. Nouvo kliyan ka aplike anba a. Si w gen yon ijans ki bezwen asistans imedya, tanpri rele 911. https://lasdcbaoi.legalserver.org/modules/matter/extern_intake.php?pid=129&h=daa817&
Si-w pale kreyol tanpri kontakte APhilossaint@dadelegalaid.org.
To be eligible, client’s income may not exceed 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. All clients must provide all relevant documents, identification, proof of residency of Miami-Dade County and proof of income. If you have applied and have additional questions please call 305-579-5733.
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.
IF YOU ARE OVERINCOME OR HAVE A CASE WE CANNOT HANDLE PLEASE CONTACT THE MIAMI DADE BAR ASSOCIATION LAWYER REFERRAL AT 888-305-LAW-1 Miamidadebar.org
Dade Legal Aid offers appropriate auxiliary aids and services at no cost to deaf or hard of hearing clients and companions.
Through Dade Legal Aid, Special Projects and 100% Law Firm Projects are offered:
Small Claims– Small Claims “How To” project is for pro se litigants seeking information on how to proceed pro se in small claims court.
Wills on Wheels Clinics – Pro Bono Attorneys 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 immigration bar and nonprofit providers, pro bono attorneys staff virtual clinics, take cases and appear in immigration proceedings to help newcomers seeking the American Dream.
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. Click here to view information.