The legal services of the Faculty of Law are composed of student lawyers under the supervision of the Faculty of Regional Faculties of Law. Provides legal representation to low- and non-income clients through pro bono lawyers. The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia provides civil legal assistance to low-income individuals, families, and communities in the District of Columbia. DC Refer connects qualified lawyers with clients seeking legal services at reduced fees. • SUSPENDED DUE TO PANDEMIC – Visit one of our three neighbourhood offices on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a personal check-in. The American Bar Association provides legal and pro bono services through the pro bono efforts of lawyers from across the country. Program in which law schools provide legal services to low-income families in the District of Columbia for civil and criminal legal aid. The Department of Public Works provides community services in two distinct program areas: Environmental Services/Waste Management and Parking Monitoring.
Both help make the neighbourhood`s streets and public spaces clean, safe, attractive and accessible. Neighborhood Legal Services is committed to providing low-income residents of the District of Columbia with legal assistance to prevent evictions, homelessness, and related legal issues. Telephone: (202) 832-5100 Fax (202) 832-1984 The Family Law Assistance Network (FLAN) provides limited free legal services to unrepresented DC family lawyers from low-income households. FAN`s attorneys specialize in custody and divorce matters in DC Superior Court. The network consists of attorneys from the DC Affordable Law Firm, the DC Bar Pro Bono Center, and the Legal Aid Society of DC. The DC Bar Association`s pro bono program provides legal services by training and recruiting volunteer lawyers to support low-income families. The program also helps small businesses and not-for-profit organizations in need of legal assistance. The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs aims to protect the health, safety, economic interests, and quality of life of District of Columbia residents, businesses, and visitors by issuing licenses and permits, conducting inspections, enforcing building, housing, and safety regulations. regulating land use and development and providing education and consumer advocacy services. Provide information on legal representation and legal advice. The District of Columbia Bar Association provides legal and self-help information on specific topics governed by D.C. or federal law.
NLSP provides free civil legal assistance to low-income DC residents and never bills clients for legal services. Learn more about legal issues: www.lawhelp.org/dc Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) provides free legal advice to low-income residents of the District of Columbia at three neighborhood offices, including two east of the Anacostia River. We handle civil matters in the areas of housing, family law, domestic violence, charitable issues and barriers to employment. NLSP also advises on consumer law issues and connects clients with pro bono lawyers to draft wills and extended policies. NLSP offers different levels of support: advice and advice, short services and extended representation, including legal representation. The level of service provided depends on the type of support required and the availability of the lawyer. NLSP does not accept criminal or civil cases related to abortion. DC Affordable Law Firm is the only legal services organization in DC that deals with family law, estate planning, and the immigration needs of low-income DC residents. The Resource Centre provides free legal information to unrepresented landlords and unrepresented tenants with housing disputes.
AARP – Legal Counsel for the Elderly provides legal services to at-risk seniors. The program helps low- and middle-income Latinos and other D.C. residents with financial counseling. Association of the District of Columbia Bar or lawhelp.org/dc/ Call (202) 832-6577 (NLSP) • Telephone reception available Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please note that all entries will be closed for administrative reasons during the week of August 21, 2022. All registrations submitted online during this period will not be officially reviewed/opened until August 29. TENAC is a public nonprofit organization dedicated solely to tenant interests, tenant rights, and support for rent control in the District of Columbia. NCPC works to help individuals, their families and communities protect themselves from crime. It has developed programs and other resources available to the public to learn strategies related to crime prevention methods. The Supreme Court handles all local court matters, including civil, criminal, family court, probate, tax, landlord-tenant, small claims and traffic.
University Legal Services (ULS) is a drop-in centre for the Department of Housing and Community Development`s housing programs that help low- and middle-income families and individuals buy homes, renovate homes, and prevent mortgage default and foreclosure. ULS also offers rental advice and helps DC residents find affordable and accessible housing. All comments are open to review. If it is decided that a comment is inappropriate, it will be removed from the website. Online • Please visit our online admission website which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Facilitates and promotes cooperation between local and national peace and social justice groups. The MPD is the primary law enforcement agency in the District of Columbia. MPD is also involved in community policing, helping to improve the quality of life for those who live, work, or visit the District of Columbia. Do you need help with child custody or support? Provides comprehensive housing advice, training, advocacy, technical support and housing options to low- and middle-income buyers, landlords and tenants. Enter your location in the box below and we`ll find the best way to get there. Volunteer and staff lawyers represent clients in landlord-tenant disputes, social security benefits and public benefits. HSEMA supports the citizens of the District of Columbia and the United States by coordinating efforts to ensure emergency response is in place and ready to protect, plan, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made hazards.
The U.S. Attorney General`s Office is both a local and a federal prosecutor. The Housing and Consumer Law Clinic provides representation in civil housing disputes. DHS is the nation`s homeland security agency that deals with a variety of issues to ensure security against the threats facing America. The Agency consists of several different sub-agencies, which have specific tasks, all pursuing the same objective.