COVID-19 UPDATE: Legal Aid remains open but our offices are closed to the public. Please apply for services online or by the phone on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

ACTUALIZACIÓN DE COVID-19: La Asistencia Legal permanece abierta pero nuestras oficinas están cerradas al público. Por favor solicite nuestros servicios en línea o por teléfono el lunes, miércoles o viernes.

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Legal Aid provides free legal assistance to individuals and families who have little or no income. Legal Aid can help you regardless of your immigration status. We also can help you regardless of any disability you may have. We also can help people who speak a language other than English.

You do not have to live in the District of Columbia to get help from Legal Aid. But, we can only help with cases or legal problems that take place in the District.  If your case or legal problem is outside of the District, or if we cannot assist you for any other reason, we may be able to refer you to another organization that may be able to help you.

What We Do

Legal Aid attorneys may be able to assist you with the following types of cases or legal problems:


Legal Aid may also be able to help you with a case on appeal in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals or another appellate court.

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Referral information for other organizations

If you need assistance with a legal matter outside of Legal Aid’s practice areas, please visit our Referral Information page.