Domestic Violence

If you are a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and/or human sex trafficking in need of free legal assistance in Miami-Dade County you may apply for legal representation from Dade Legal Aid by calling 305-579-5733 ext. 2229, emailing lpena@dadelegalaid.org, or applying online Apply Here. Our services are available to residents in need of representation from Homestead to Hialeah to North Dade. If you are in danger, or this is an emergency please call 911 immediately.

Family Law

If you are a low-income resident of Miami-Dade County and need help with family law matters related to adoption, custody, divorce, name change, paternity, support and visitation you may apply by calling 305-579-5733 ext. 2239, emailing sonia@dadelegalaid.org or applying online to determine whether you qualify for free legal representation. Apply Online Here with Dade Legal AidYou may also contact Dade County Bar Association Referral Service at 305-371-2646 or Apply Online HereYou can also call The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service – 1-800-342-8011 or Broward County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service – English:  954-764-8040, Spanish: 954-832-3624, Creole: 954-832-3623.

Eviction & Housing

If you are a low income individual, family or Veteran with an eviction case and are a legal resident, you may apply for help from Legal Services of Greater Miami Incby calling 305-576-0080, or applying online by Clicking Here. You may also apply for free legal help with housing issues from Legal Aid by Clicking Here. For a referral to a private attorney you may contact the Dade County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at 305-371-2646 or Apply Online HereYou can also call The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service – 1-800-342-8011 or Broward County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service – English – 954-764-8040, Spanish – 954-832-3624, Creole 954-832-3623. To handle on your own., Click here for Eviction Form Builder for  an eviction complaint. 

Bankruptcy

If you are a Veteran or a low-income debtor in South Florida facing financial crisis and are considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Miami Florida, please apply here for free assistance from the Bankruptcy Project at Put Something Back in partnership with the University of Miami Law School, St. Thomas University School of Law and FIU. This project is generously co-sponsored by The American College of Bankruptcy Foundation and the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida to help low income debtors navigate bankruptcy. For more information either email blevine@dadelegalaid.org   Apply Online Here or call 305-579-5733 x2246.

Employment & Benefits

If you are low-income and need legal assistance with your Employment & Public Benefits such as SSI, SSDI, TANF, Medicaid and Food Stamps, you may apply for help from Legal Services of Greater Miami by calling 305-576-0080 or applying online by Clicking Here. You may also visit floridalawhelp.org or contact Dade County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at 305-371-2646 or Apply Online Here. You can also call The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service – 1-800-342-8011 or Broward County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service – English:  954-764-8040, Spanish: 954-832-3624, Creole: 954-832-3623.

Probate & Guardianship

If you are a low-income resident, elderly, or have a disbility and need free legal assistance with a Will, Estate Planning or Health Care Directive and/or wish to apply to become the legal guardian for an incapacitated loved one or family member you may apply for assistance hereApply Online HereYou may also contact Dade County Bar Association Referral Service at 305-371-2646 or Apply Online HereYou can also call The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service – 1-800-342-8011 or Broward County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service – English:  954-764-8040, Spanish: 954-832-3624, Creole: 954-832-3623.

Immigration

If you are in need of immigration assistance, you may contact the following agencies to see if you qualify for free legal services: Americans for Immigrant JusticeCatholic Legal ServicesCABA Pro Bono ProjectImmigration Advocates or Dade County Bar Association Lawyer Referral.

Not-for-Profits & Startups

Non-profit groups serving low-income clients that need help with general legal advice, immigration, incorporation, employment, tax exempt status, or The CARES Act may apply for services from pro bono counsel who will remotely answer questions. For more  information email jnapoles@dadelegalaid.org or Apply Online Here. You may also contact Dade County Bar Association Referral Service at 305-371-2646 or Apply Online Here.

Children’s Services

Staff attorneys and pro bono attorneys in your community serve as attorneys ad litem and represent dependent children, unaccompanied minors, and foster youth, including teens transitioning out of foster care in need of critical legal representation. Apply Online Here.