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Free Legal Assistance to qualifying low-income residents of Miami-Dade County in English, Spanish and Creole in the following areas of law:

Domestic Violence If you are a victim of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence and Stalking, or are seeking legal advice, Temporary Orders of Protection, and/or Final Orders of Protection, please Click Here to Apply Once you apply, if you need further assistance, please call 305-579-5733 ext. 2229 or ext. 2251.

Family Law If you are a low-income resident of Miami-Dade County and have minor children that reside with you and need assistance with family law matters including the initial filing of a Divorce, Paternity and TIme-Sharing/Custody, Click Here to Apply  Click Here for list of required Documents to be Accepted for Services.  

Guardianship Legal Aid provides critical and legal services for Guardianship cases for low-income 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" Pro Bono Project Dade Legal Aid provides pro bono lawyers for low income residents in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in all areas of civil law.  "PSB" refers civil legal matters for qualifying individuals, entities and nonprofits, in areas including but not limited to: Consumer, Collection, Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Probate, Deeds, Liens, Foreclosure, Name Change, Divorce, Venture Law, Incorporation, Guardianship, Non-Profit, Taxation and Wills. Click Here to Apply 

Bankruptcy If you need assistance with Bankruptcy or Collection Click Here to Apply. If you qualify and your application is accepted you may be matched with a volunteer attorney who may handle your case for free. The project screens and refers low-income residents throughout the Southern District of Florida. Required Documents for Bankruptcy  Click here to view clinic information. or Click Here to Apply

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. 

Venture Law, Artists & Starts Ups– Through our pro bono program, we provide referrals to Pro Bono Attorneys who handle a variety of topics aimed at helping emerging artists, arts groups and inventors get off the ground on solid legal footing.  Pro Bono Attorneys also serve of Counsel to a variety of nonprofit groups.  Click here for information.

Not for Profit Incorporation - Are you a not-for-profit in need of legal assistance but your budget does not have funding for an attorney? Are you a struggling or emerging arts groups and need an attorney to serve of counsel? Click Here to Download Application.

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.

REQUIREMENTS

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. 

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