Legal Help

The Center for Family Justice’s Civil Legal Program seeks to connect our clients with pro bono or low bono legal services, primarily in the areas of family law and immigration law. This includes temporary restraining orders, custody, child support and divorce, as well as U Visas, T Visas and VAWA petitions. Our goal is to assist victims and survivors obtain safety and financial security. The Center’s Director of Civil Legal and Court Advocacy Services, Angela Schlingheyde, J.D., oversees our Pro Bono Legal Center and low bono Justice Legal Center, providing free and/or low-cost legal services to clients. Clients referred for legal services will have their case assessed and referred to the appropriate resources. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee legal representation in civil matters.

Additional help:

The following links may be helpful in explaining the court system and your rights: