Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
Hours of Operation
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday
To apply for help you must apply for help at any of the DVAP Neighborhood Legal Clinics.
Any person who wants to receive free legal help from the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program must apply for assistance and meet our eligibility guidelines.
The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program helps clients with benefits, consumer, employment, family, housing, landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, expunctions and non-disclosures, probate, real property, tax, and wills cases. DVAP cannot help with criminal cases, tickets, or fee-generating cases such as personal injury matters. Applicants who have been sued should bring copies of their legal documents when applying for help.
Applicants must be below 125% of the Federal Income Poverty Line or between 125% and 200% to qualify for services.
The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program provides legal help to low-income clients with the following types of cases:
- Expunctions & Non-disclosures
- Real Property
DVAP does not help with criminal cases, tickets, or fee-generating cases such as personal injury matters.
Legal Hotlines Available
- Legal Assistance and Disaster Recovery : 855-548-8457
- Legal Advice and Intake - 888-529-5277