Directory of Programs


Military Legal Assistance Offices

Visit the U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance Locator to locate the nearest military legal assistance office (click on "Advanced" and "Accept"). Servicemembers and their families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs

Visit the Pro Bono Resource Directory to locate programs that provide free civil legal assistance. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs. Your eligibility for services may be limited based on your income. These organizations may or may not have military-specific services. Contact these programs for more details on eligibility.

Lawyer Referral Programs

Visit the Lawyer Referral Directory to locate programs that can connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs. Some attorneys with these programs, however, may offer discounted initial consultations or may charge reduced fees based on your income. Contact these programs for more information.

Military/Veteran Specific Programs

If programs are listed below, they are designed to assist military members and/or veterans with legal matters. See the specific details and contact these programs for more information. Also visit nationwide programs. 

Philadelphia Bar Association Military Assistance Program
1101 Market Street, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Counties served: Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery
Type of Cases Accepted: For active duty military and their families: Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act, Uniformed Service Employment and Reemployment Act, Personal Bankruptcy, Debtor/Creditor, Will, Living Will, Power of Attorney, Guardianship, Estate and Tax Planning, Divorce, Custody, Support, Visitation, Spousal Abuse, Paternity, Adoption, Immigration & Naturalization, Health Insurance, Property & Casualty Insurance, Employment, Employment Discrimination, Unemployment Compensation, Landlord/Tenant, Real Estate and Tax. For post 9/11 veterans: Veterans Service Related Compensation, VA Health Care and Discharge Upgrades.

Military Assistance Project
Legal and Financial Services for Military Personnel
2005 Market Street, Suite 1930
One Commerce Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-557-3550
Fax: 215-557-3551
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Types of Cases Accepted: Military personnel in need of legal help with bankruptcy matters may contact the Military Assistance Project (MAP). MAP's pro bono services are designed to counsel, to aid, and when necessary, to represent military personnel in need of legal assistance pertaining to bankruptcy.