Other Legal Aid Resources

We hope you will find these publicly available resources related to legal aid and pro bono legal services helpful.  
NOTE: The links below are provided merely as informational resources and do not constitute endorsements or recommendations by CLS.  

General Legal Aid Resources

Legal Aid Resources by Subject Area

Federal Agency Legal Aid Resources

Nonprofit Resources

General Legal Aid Resources

  • LawHelp.org
    Provides interactive legal forms, directory of free legal aid programs, and information about legal rights to low to moderate income clients. 
  • Law Help Interactive
    Printable legal forms, sorted by state and subject matter.
  • Legal Aid Research
    Documents about civil legal aid research.
  • The Legal Aid Society – Pro Bono Handbook – PDF
    A nine-page handbook showing Legal Aid offices how to connect attorneys with pro bono cases. 
  • Pro Bono Net
    For legal aid attorneys and others, provides training and reference materials, by geographic region, and a directory of pro bono services and legal aid organizations
  • Self-Represented Litigant Network
    Resources for individuals representing themselves in court.
  • State Bar Associations
    List of pro bono legal services, listed by state.
  • USLegal.com
    Free and low cost legal information and forms (commercial site).
  • “Justice Tech” websites (compiled by Paladin, a pro bono management software company)
    Public database of nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid organizations committed to helping solve the access to justice crisis through technology. These innovative organizations strive to make the law more accessible for low-income individuals and attorneys who serve them.  Notable examples:

Athena – Helps struggling moms recoup unpaid child support.

Courtroom5 – Provides litigation support for self-represented litigants, including legal research and drafting motions.

DoNotPay – A mobile app helping clients dispute parking tickets, fight robocalls, request refunds, and other consumer problems.

Easy Expungements – Helps apply for expungements of criminal records.

RoadtoStatus – Do it yourself software for preparing immigration paperwork.

Legal Aid Resources by Subject Area

Federal Agency Legal Aid Resources

Nonprofit Organizational Resources

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