For more self-help legal information and referral assistance for this state, visit http://www.palawhelp.org/PA/index.cfm
Click here for Military Legal Assistance Offices
Servicemembers and their families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.
Click here for Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs
These programs provide free civil legal assistance, but 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.
Click here for Lawyer Referral Programs
These programs will connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. 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.
Click here for Military-Specific Programs
These are programs designed to assist members of the military with legal matters. See the specific details on the services provided.
22 Ashburn Drive Room 105
Carlisle, PA 12013
Philadelphia Bar Association Military Assistance Program
1101 Market Street, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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
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.