Delaware (DE) Civil Legal Aid

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Civil Legal Aid Providers Related to This Geographic Area

Delaware Volunteer Legal Services -- Serves indigent residents throughout the State of Delaware by providing quality, pro bono legal services. Established in 1981 by the Delaware State Bar Association.


Organizations (not Providers) Related to This Geographic Area

Selected, incomplete list of organizations that have done something relating to civil legal aid. Listing below does not imply endorsement.

Delaware Access to Justice Commission -- Created in 2014 “to identify the critical needs related to access to justice in Delaware and to develop realistic and cost effective solutions to meet those needs.”


Other Information Sources

Access to Justice Initiative: None (as of April 2015)

LSC state grantee profile: LSC-Funded Programs in Delaware (Legal Services Corporation of Delaware)

National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel: Delaware

American Bar Association: Resources for people without a lawyer in Delaware


Press Clips Covering This Geographic Area

Report: Many low-income Delawareans lack access to legal counsel
September 19, 2017 | Delaware State News | Matt Bittle | News Story

Not enough pro bono legal aid in Delaware, commission finds
September 18, 2017 | WDDE (Dover, Delaware) | Megan Pauly | News Story

Delaware report shows limited legal help for low income residents
September 18, 2017 | WHYY (PA) | Zoe Read | News Story

An innovative approach to community health
August 11, 2015 | News Journal (DE) | Marissa Band , Daniel Atkins | Op-Ed

CLASI and ACLU file lawsuit against DOC on treatment of mental ill inmates
August 6, 2015 | WMDT 47 (MD) (local ABC) | News Story