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Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Get Help

To apply for help you must apply for help at any of the DVAP Neighborhood Legal Clinics.

Click here for information on the free legal clinics where you can apply for more help. 

Eligibility

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. 

Services Provided

The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program provides legal help to low-income clients with the following types of cases:

  • Benefits
  • Consumer
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Housing
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Bankruptcy
  • Expunctions & Non-disclosures
  • Probate
  • Real Property
  • Tax
  • Wills

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

 

Who we are: 

The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program is an organization dedicated to increasing and enhancing pro bono legal services to the poor in Dallas through the recruitment, training, and support of volunteer attorneys. The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program is a joint program of the Dallas Bar...

Contact Info

1515 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201
United States
Phone: 
(214) 243-2236