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    (NEW!Apply for legal assistance online.  Our new online application will allow you to start the application process at any time. Click Here to begin.

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    Get the Legal Help You Need.

    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania provides free civil legal services for low-income residents of Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties. FAQs.

    Toll Free Helpline  
    877.429.5994
      |  Monday through Friday  |  9am – 1pm  
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    Free civil legal help for low-income people in many areas of law.

     

    Free help is available with: Family Law; Employment Law; Protection from Abuse; Public Benefits; Housing Problems; Elder Law; Consumer & Bankruptcy Problems. Legal Information.

     
     
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    Free help is available

    “I was scared, upset, and confused that I was going to lose my house. I can't thank you enough. Thank you all again for helping families save their homes or in other areas of assistance. I'm in my home, sleeping good now, eating, feeling less stressed, and no longer crying."  Success Stories.  

Latest LASP News

  • Delaware County news

    Our Chester City office has moved, but only 1 block!

    LASP's Chester City office moved in April, from 410 Welsh Street to 419 Avenue of States, just a block away. The office phone number remains the same, 610-874-8421.

     

  • New! Online application available!

    Access to LASP's free civil legal services just got easier!

    New: Online application

    Beginning immediately, people who need LASP's services can apply using a secure online portal. The online application is available 24 hours a day and works with a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
     
    To use the new online application:
    • • Go to lasp.org and click Online Assistance to be directed to the secure site. OR visit http://lasp.org/apply-here.
    • • Enter basic information about your legal problem and follow the prompts.
    • • Applicants need either an email address or phone number to use the system.
    • • People who appear to be eligible will be asked to schedule a time for a LASP paralegal to contact them to complete their application.
    • • People who are not eligible will be directed to other resources. In some cases, people will be directed to call the Helpline because more information is needed to determine eligibility.
     
    People facing an emergency or who have a hearing within the next 10 days should use the LASP toll-free Helpline, 877-429-5994, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or check their county office's walk-in intake hours at http://lasp.org/locations.
     
    For more information, please contact Zandra Rawlins-Adens, online intake paralegal, at 610-275-5400 x110 or zrawlins@lasp.org.

     

  • 14th Annual Trial Run 5K

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    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    Struble Trail | Downingtown, PA | 8 a.m.

    Run to support free civil legal aid!

    Registration fee is $10 before June 1, and $15 afterward and on race day. Online registration is at https://trialrun5k.itsyourrace.com/register/. The race is at Struble Trail in Downingtown.
     
    Staging area is at Pennsylvania Avenue park entrance, across from Planet Fitness. Race starts at 8 a.m.
     
    Sponsorships are available at http://trialrun5k.lasp.org/sponsors/! For more information, please contact Brian Doyle at 610-436-4510 x211 or bdoyle@lasp.org.

  • AmazonSmile offers opportunity to donate to LASP

    Through AmazonSmile's program in support of nonprofits, it's as simple as clicking this link to support LASP whenever you make a purchase at Amazon: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-1901014. AmazonSmile is a way to support LASP at no additional cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you'll find the same prices, selection and shopping experience as at amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to LASP.

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NOTE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

No one should have to face a critical legal issue alone. Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania makes a difference in the lives of the clients we serve in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties by providing professional legal help to those who cannot afford the services of a private attorney.

Whatever the particulars of the case, we make sure that our clients have an equal chance at justice. 

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSISTANCE

 

Montgomery County

Call our toll-free Protection from Abuse Helpline to speak with an attorney or paralegal.
1-855-980-6924
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M - F
Callers can leave a message outside of these hours

Delaware County

Call our toll-free Protection from Abuse Helpline to speak with an attorney or paralegal.
1-855-879-3100
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M - F
Callers can leave a message outside of these hours